Behind the beautiful forevers

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Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity

Boo, Katherine.

New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014.

xxii, 256 p. ; 21 cm.

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Examines and provides real-life accounts of urban poor families living in Bombay, India.

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ISBN:

978-0-8129-7932-9 (pbk.)

ISBN:

978-0-8129-7932-9

LC Call No:

HV4140.M86 B66 2014

Dewey Class No:

305.5/69/0954/792 23

Author:

Boo, Katherine.

Title:

Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity / Katherine Boo.

Edition:

2014 Random House Trade Pbk. ed.

Publisher:

New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014.

Publisher:

Ã2012.

Physical:

xxii, 256 p. ; 21 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, April 2012

Citation/Refs:

Library Journal Starred, February 2012

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly, October 2011

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, December 2011

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, January 2012

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, February 2012

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred

Citation/Refs:

Library Journal Starred

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly

Summary:

Examines and provides real-life accounts of urban poor families living in Bombay, India.

Subject:

Urban poor--India--Bombay.

Subject:

Urban poor.

Subject:

Poor--Bombay (India)

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