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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Behind the Beautiful Forevers
  • Author : Katherine Boo
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 07 February 2012
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In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts to prosper, the residents of Annawadi are electric with hope. Abdul, an enterprising teenager, sees “a fortune beyond counting” in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. Meanwhile

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Behind the Beautiful Forevers
  • Author : David Hare
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 01 January 2015
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It's not just that rich people don't know what they've got. They don't even know what they throw away. India is beginning to prosper. But beyond the luxury hotels surrounding Mumbai airport is an obstacle, a makeshift slum. It's home to foul mouthed Zehrunisa and her garbage sorting son Abdul, entrepreneurs both. Sunil, twelve, picks plastic. Manju, schoolteacher, hopes to be the settlement's first woman to gain a degree. Asha, go-to woman, exploits every scam to become a first-class person.

Summary of Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Milkyway Media

Summary of Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Milkyway Media
  • Author : Milkyway Media
  • Publisher : Milkyway Media
  • Release : 31 August 2018
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Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers(2012) follows the lives and aspirations of residents of Annawadi, one of Mumbai’s many densely inhabited slums. Boo, a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, spent three years visiting and researching Annawadi, which was located near the Mumbai airport but hidden from travelers’ view by a wall advertising Italian floor tiles that purportedly stayed “beautiful forever.”… Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

Random Family

Random Family
  • Author : Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 23 October 2012
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Random Family tells the American outlaw saga lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour, gold-drenched drug dealers, and street-corner society. With an immediacy made possible only after ten years of reporting, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc immerses the reader in the mind-boggling intricacies of the little-known ghetto world. She charts the tumultuous cycle of the generations, as girls become mothers, mothers become grandmothers, boys become criminals, and hope struggles against deprivation. Two romances thread through Random Family: the sexually charismatic nineteen-year-old Jessica's

Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers
  • Author : Anica Boulanger-Mashberg
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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The World We Found

The World We Found
  • Author : Thrity Umrigar
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 03 January 2012
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Thrity Umrigar, acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The Weight of Heaven, returns with a breathtaking new novel—a skillfully wrought, emotionally resonant story of four women and the indelible friendship they share. Fans of Jennifer Haigh’s Faith, Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies, and Katrina Kittle’s The Kindness of Strangers will be captivated by Umrigar’s The World We Found—a moving story of bottled secrets, unfulfilled dreams, and the acceptance that can still lead

Love And Longing In Bombay (R/E)

Love And Longing In Bombay (R/E)
  • Author : Chandra,Vikram
  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Release : 18 January 1997
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The New Odyssey

The New Odyssey
  • Author : Patrick Kingsley
  • Publisher : Guardian Faber Publishing
  • Release : 03 May 2016
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Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War II - and no one has reported on this crisis in more depth or breadth than the Guardian's migration correspondent, Patrick Kingsley. Throughout 2015, Kingsley travelled to 17 countries along the migrant trail, meeting hundreds of refugees making epic odysseys across deserts, seas and mountains to reach the holy grail of Europe. This is Kingsley's unparalleled account of who these voyagers are. It's about why they keep coming,

Strength in What Remains

Strength in What Remains
  • Author : Tracy Kidder
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 25 August 2009
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle •Chicago Tribune • The Christian Science Monitor • Publishers Weekly In Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one man’s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing brilliant testament to the power of second chances. Deo arrives in the United States from Burundi in search of a new life. Having survived a civil war and genocide,

India Becoming

India Becoming
  • Author : Akash Kapur
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 15 March 2012
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A New Republic Editors' and Writers' Pick 2012 A New Yorker Contributors' Pick 2012 A portrait of incredible change and economic development, of social and national transformation told through individual lives The son of an Indian father and an American mother, Akash Kapur spent his formative years in India and his early adulthood in the United States. In 2003, he returned to his birth country for good, eager to be part of its exciting growth and modernization. What he found was a nation

Three Women

Three Women
  • Author : Lisa Taddeo
  • Publisher : Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 09 July 2019
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 INDIE NEXT PICK A Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post * NPR * The Atlantic * New York Public Library * Vanity Fair * PBS * Time * Economist * Entertainment Weekly * Financial Times * Shelf Awareness * Guardian * Sunday Times * BBC * Esquire * Good Housekeeping * Elle * Real Simple “THIS IS THE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR. This is it. This is the one...It blew the top of my head off and I haven’t been able to stop thinking or

Pearson English VCE Infocus Guide

Pearson English VCE Infocus Guide
  • Author : Katherine Boo
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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The Forever Ones

The Forever Ones
  • Author : Marjorie DeLuca
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 12 July 2013
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Paige is a forever, genetically altered to stay nineteen forever and live in the secret Iduna Corp compound, a place where age reversal and immortality has been perfected. Forevers are told to live for the moment.. Be what you want to be for a while and when you get sick of it – be something else. But when her friends start disappearing Paige suspects there's a darker side to their luxurious prison. The official word is they've been kidnapped by criminals

Behind the Beautiful Forevers - 101 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know

Behind the Beautiful Forevers - 101 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know
  • Author : G Whiz
  • Publisher : 101BookFacts.com (pub-5999650418488591)
  • Release : 19 March 2014
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Did you know Katherine Boo used around 3,000 public records, notes, photographs, audio and video recordings to do her research work and documentation? Or, did you know Katherine Boo was selected as one of the finalists for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award? What are the amazing facts of Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must

Behind the Beautiful Forever

Behind the Beautiful Forever
  • Author : Katherine Boo
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 15 February 2013
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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.