Behind the beautiful forevers
(Book)

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Published
New York : Random House, c2012.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Desc
xxii, 256 pages ; 25 cm.
Status
Bent Northrop Memorial Library - Adult Non-Fiction
305.56 BOO
1 available

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Language
English
ISBN
1400067553 (hbk : alk. paper), 9781400067558 (hbk : alk. paper)
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 7.8, 14 Points

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Description
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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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Boo, K. (2012). Behind the beautiful forevers . Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Boo, Katherine. 2012. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Boo, Katherine. Behind the Beautiful Forevers New York: Random House, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Boo, Katherine. Behind the Beautiful Forevers Random House, 2012.

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