ISBN 9780143420309,Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Author:

Katherine

,

Boo

Publisher:

Penguin India

Rs399

Publisher

Penguin India

Publication Year 2012
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780143420309

ISBN-10 0143420305
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 280 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Examinations & assessment

From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first centurys great, unequal cities. It has been described as the best book ever written aboutcontemporary India, and won the prestigious National Book Award ofAmerica, for the best work of nonfiction written in 2012 This brilliant work of reportage on the Mumbai slum calledAnnawadi, and the true-life stories of some of its inhabitants, isa powerful and unforgettable account of the impact of corruption,inequality, globalization and religion in an Indian megacity. It iswritten in luminous prose, with a narrative pace that grips thereader from beginning to end.
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