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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Sub title: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

Author: Katherine Boo

This brilliant work of reportage on the Mumbai slum called Annawadi, and the true-life stories of some of its inhabitants, is a powerful and unforgettable account of the impact of corruption, inequality, globalization and religion in an Indian megacity. It is written in luminous prose, with a narrative pace that grips the reader from beginning to end.

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Published by

Penguin Books India

Published

15 Feb 2013

Imprint

Penguin

ISBN13

9780143420309

Book Format

B

Extent

288pp

Rights

Indian Subcontinent only

Category

Non-Fiction, City

Binding

Paperback

Language

English

Price (Rs.)

399.00

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