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The Resource Behind the beautiful forevers, Katherine Boo

Behind the beautiful forevers, Katherine Boo

Label
Behind the beautiful forevers
Title
Behind the beautiful forevers
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Boo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This astonishing, brilliantly written book brings us to places we could otherwise never go as it unfolds a riveting contemporary drama: a group of remarkable people striving to better their lives, in an age of bewildering global change
Summary
Profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother, and a young scrap metal thief, illuminating how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religious, caste, and economic tensions
Pace
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2012.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10035193
Cataloging source
DLC
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Boo, Katherine
Dewey number
362.5
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1030
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slums
  • Poor
  • Bombay (India)
  • Bombay (India)
Target audience
adult
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life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers, Katherine Boo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cover subtitle: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Control code
000048040036
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 256 p.
Isbn
9781921844638
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers, Katherine Boo
Publication
Note
Cover subtitle: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Control code
000048040036
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 256 p.
Isbn
9781921844638
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

Library Locations

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