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The Resource Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death and hope in a Mumbai slum, Katherine Boo

Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death and hope in a Mumbai slum, Katherine Boo

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Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death and hope in a Mumbai slum
Title
Behind the beautiful forevers
Title remainder
life, death and hope in a Mumbai slum
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Boo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annawadi is a slum at the edge of Mumbai Airport, in the shadow of new luxury hotels. Its residents are garbage recyclers, construction workers and economic migrants, all of them living in the hope that a small part of India's booming future will eventually be theirs. As Boo gets to know those who dwell at Mumbai's margins, she evokes an extraordinarily vivid and vigorous group of individuals flourishing against the odds amid the complications, corruptions and gross inequalities of the new India
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StDuBDS
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Boo, Katherine
Dewey number
  • 305.5'69'0954792
  • 305.569
  • 305.569095
  • 305.5690954792
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban poor
  • Bombay (India)
  • Society
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death and hope in a Mumbai slum, Katherine Boo
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Publication
Note
Originally published: 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781846274510
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxii, 256 pages
Isbn
9781846274510
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death and hope in a Mumbai slum, Katherine Boo
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781846274510
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxii, 256 pages
Isbn
9781846274510
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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