Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Author: Katherine Boo
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679643958
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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 ...

Behind The Beautiful Forevers 101 Amazing Facts You Didn T Know

Author: G Whiz
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ISBN: 1497735696
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'Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity' is a
beautiful book written by the Pulitzer prize winning author, Katherine Boo. 2. The
book 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai
Undercity' by Katherine Boo was first published by Random House in February
07, 2012. 3. 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai
Undercity' by Katherine Boo is a non-fiction novel based on the real life
circumstances of the ...

Asia S Megacities

Author: Andrea Pistolesi
Publisher: PadPlaces
ISBN: 8898437129
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It features in the title of two books on Mumbai. In the first we find some of the
people already featured in Maximum City: “Beautiful Thing” by Indian Sonia
Faleiro, set in the “Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars”. The beautiful thing is
the step forward represented by being a nightclub dancer compared to a simple
prostitute. It's a question of perspective. The other book, the socio-literary
phenomenon that is “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a
Mumbai Undercity” ...

Going Places

Author: Robert Burgin
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598849727
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Boo, Katherine Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai
Undercity. New York: Random House, 2012. 256 pp. ISBN: 9781400067558
Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur grant recipient Katherine Boo spent three
years among the individuals living in a slum area in Mumbai and provides a
painfully realistic portrayal of their lives, including their hopes and dreams of a
better life. Boo's descriptions of enterprising teenagers, scrap-metal thieves,
corrupt policemen ...

Life And Death In The Garden

Author: Kathryn Meyer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442223537
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Most recently Katherine Boo, in Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and
Hope in a Mumbai Undercity (New York: Random House, 2012), treats slum
dwellers as hardworking people with interesting, if heartbreaking, stories. 5.
Robert Neuwirth, Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, a New Urban World (New
York: Routledge, 2005); “Cities of the Poor,” World, BBC, December 17, 2006;
Mike Davis uses the word “mega-slum” in Planet of Slums (London: Verso, 2006)
to describe the ...

Postcolonial Urban Outcasts

Author: Madhurima Chakraborty
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317195876
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Balch, Oliver. India Rising: Tales from a Changing Nation. New York: Faber and
Faber, 2012. Print. Boo, Katherine. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death,
and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. New York: Random House, 2012. Print. Booth,
Wayne C. The Rhetoric of Fiction. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1961. Print. Butcher,
Melissa. “Distinctly Delhi: Affect and Exclusion in a Crowded City.” Urban Theory
Beyond the West. Eds. Tim Edensor and Mark Jayne. New York: Routledge, 2012
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Hunger And Hope

Author: George W. Norton
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478615605
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Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai
Undercity (New York: Random House, 2012), 256 pages. A well-documented
story of life in a shanty town in India. Paul Collier, The Bottom Billion: Why the
Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It (New York: Oxford
Press, 2007), 209 pages. An insightful book that describes how “conflict traps”
can keep countries poor. Tony D'Souza, Whiteman (Orlando, FL: Harcourt Press,
2006), ...

Language Policy And Education In India

Author: M. Sridhar
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134878249
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... went to college forty-five years after I did. I have come to believe that it is
because of my caste and class privilege that I have fared better than Manju, in
terms of both my grades and my success in cashing in my English education for a
wellpaying job. Narratives of undergraduate student experiences are rare, and I
have to thank Katherine Boo's documentation of Manju's life in her powerful book
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity for
giving me ...

On Creativity

Author: Sudhir Kakar
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9351189449
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No doubt surprisingly, I shall begin by broaching Katharine Boo's recent powerful
book on a Mumbai slum, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in
a Mumbai Undercity. Again and again, reviewers have highlighted her bracing
prose, scrupulous reportage and unfailing empathetic observation of the
unfortunate. I was deeply moved by her book because I spent nearly thirty years
of my life in a South Bronx slum which, in some ways, was even worse than the
fate of the ...