Behind the beautiful forevers (Libro, 2012) [Stanley Public Library]
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Behind the beautiful forevers

Behind the beautiful forevers

Autor: Katherine Boo
Editorial: New York : Random House, [2012] ©2012
Serie: Book club kit
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Resumen:
The dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great, unequal cities. In this fast-paced book, based on three years of uncompromising reporting, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human. Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper,  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Creative nonfiction
Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Boo, Katherine.
Behind the beautiful forevers.
(OCoLC)1085907625
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Katherine Boo
ISBN: 9781400067558 1400067553 9780812994186 0812994183 9780812979329 081297932X
Número OCLC: 693809650
Premios: Winner, National Book Awards 2012 for Nonfiction.
Descripción: xxii, 256 pages ; 25 cm
Contenido: Prologue: Between roses --
Undercitizens --
Annawadi --
Asha --
Sunil --
Manju --
The business of burning --
Ghost house --
A hole she called a window --
A come-apart --
The master --
Market city --
Marquee effect --
Parrots, caught and sold --
Proper sleep --
Up and out --
Nine nights of dance --
Something shining --
The trial --
Ice --
Black and white --
A school, a hospital, a cricket field.
Título de la serie: Book club kit
Responsabilidad: Katherine Boo.

Resumen:

The dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great, unequal cities. In this fast-paced book, based on three years of uncompromising reporting, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human. 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 fortune in the recyclable garbage of richer people. Asha, a woman of formidable wit and deep scars from a rural childhood, has identified an alternate route to the middle class: political corruption. And even the poorest Annawadians, like Kalu, a fifteen-year-old scrap-metal thief, believe themselves inching closer to good times. But then, as the tenderest individual hopes intersect with the greatest global truths, the true contours of a competitive age are revealed.--From publisher description.
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