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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
Title variation
Behind the beautiful forevers
Title variation remainder
life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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.
Awards note
National book award winner, 2012
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10035193
Cataloging source
PLF
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Boo, Katherine
Dewey number
305.5/690954792
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV4140.M86
LC item number
B66 2014
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1030
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban poor
  • Mumbai (India)
  • Mumbai (India)
  • Slum
  • Mumbai
Target audience
adult
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life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers, Katherine Boo
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Marquee effect
  • Parrots, caught and sold
  • Proper sleep
  • Nine nights of dance
  • Something shining
  • The trial
  • Ice
  • Black and white
  • A school, a hospital, a cricket field
  • Annawadi
  • Asha
  • Sunil
  • Manju
  • Ghost house
  • The hole she called a window
  • The come-apart
  • The master
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
xxii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780812979329
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)875457311
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers, Katherine Boo
Publication
Contents
  • Marquee effect
  • Parrots, caught and sold
  • Proper sleep
  • Nine nights of dance
  • Something shining
  • The trial
  • Ice
  • Black and white
  • A school, a hospital, a cricket field
  • Annawadi
  • Asha
  • Sunil
  • Manju
  • Ghost house
  • The hole she called a window
  • The come-apart
  • The master
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
xxii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780812979329
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)875457311

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