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The Resource Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, Katherine Boo, (text large print)

Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, Katherine Boo, (text large print)

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Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Title
Behind the beautiful forevers
Title remainder
life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
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Katherine Boo
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Language
eng
Summary
Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees "a fortune beyond counting" in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. Asha, a woman of formidable wit and deep scars from a childhood in rural poverty, has identified an alternate route to the middle class: political corruption. With a little luck, her sensitive, beautiful daughter, Annawadi's "most-everything girl, " will soon become its first female college graduate. And even the poorest Annawadians, like Kalu, a fifteen-year-old scrap-metal thief, believe themselves inching closer to the good lives and good times they call "the full enjoy." But then..
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contains biographical information
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AU@
Dewey number
305.5
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, Katherine Boo, (text large print)
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419 p.
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large print
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9781594136184
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(pbk.)
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large print
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  • (OCoLC)824567732
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