Behind the Beautiful Forevers
ISBN10: 1400067553 ISBN13: 9781400067558 Publisher: Random House Inc Published: Feb 7 2012 Pages: 256 Weight: 1.30lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.25" Edition: 1st Edition 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. 35,000 first printing.