Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
ISBN10: 1594136181 ISBN13: 9781594136184 Publisher: Gale/Cengage Learning Published: Feb 26 2013 Pages: 419 Weight: 0.85lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Edition: Large Print Language: English
A first book by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother of a prospective female college student and a young scrap metal thief, in an account that illuminates how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by regional religious, caste and economic tensions. Reprint. (social science).