Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

Title Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Names Boo, Katherine.
Book Number DB074457
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's 2007-2011 observations of the inhabitants of Annawadi, a slum surrounding the luxury hotels at the Mumbai, India, airport. Portrays the lives of disadvantaged families who battle hunger and disease and describes India's political and religious tensions and police corruption. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2012.
Narrator Byers, Catherine.
Local Subject Social sciences - Social groups - 305
Social sciences - 300
Best Sellers, Non-Fiction - BESNF
Asia - History, Geography, and Travel - ASIA
Asian Interest - ASIAN
History - World - HISW
Non-Fiction - NF
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Book - AD
Medium Length Book - MD
Female Narrator - FN
Violence - VI
Strong Language - ST
Audience Notes Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's 2007-2011 observations of the inhabitants of Annawadi, a slum surrounding the luxury hotels at the Mumbai, India, airport. Portrays the lives of disadvantaged families who battle hunger and disease and describes India's political and religious tensions and police corruption. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. 2012.
Local Subject Book Club Selection - LB's book group - BCS
LC Subject Creative nonfiction
Urban poor - India - Bombay
Bombay (India) - Economic conditions - 21st century
Call Number 305.5690954792 ANF
Language English
Released 2012
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Random House 2012 (Benefit Media, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2012. 1400067553
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