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Behind the beautiful forevers

Author: Katherine Boo; Sunil Malhotra
Publisher: New York : Random House : Books on Tape, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Annawadi is a settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are filled with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees ₃a fortune beyond counting₄ in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. But then Abdul is falsely accused in a shocking tragedy; terror and a global recession rock the city; and suppressed tensions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Boo; Sunil Malhotra
ISBN: 9780307934055 0307934055 9780307934079 0307934071
OCLC Number: 983312099
Notes: Title from web.
Compact discs.
"Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity"--container insert.
Performer(s): Read by Sunil Malhotra.
Description: 7 audio discs (CD) (approximately 8 hr., 16 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Katherine Boo.

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Annawadi is a settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are filled with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees ₃a fortune beyond counting₄ in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. But then Abdul is falsely accused in a shocking tragedy; terror and a global recession rock the city; and suppressed tensions over religion, caste, sex, power and economic envy turn brutal.

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