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Behind the Beautiful Forevers (Hardcover)
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 settlement in the...
Winner of the National Book Award / The PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award / The Los Angeles Times Book Prize / The American Academy of Arts and Letters Award / The New York Public Librarys Helen Bernstein Book Award
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A book of extraordinary intelligence [and] humanity . . . beyond groundbreaking.Junot Diaz,The New York Times Book Review
Reported like Watergate, written like Great Expectations, and handily the best international nonfiction in years.New York
This book is both a tour de force of social justice reportage and a literary masterpiece.Judges Citation for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award
[A] landmark book.The Wall Street Journal
A triumph of a book.Amartya Sen
There are books that change the way you feel and see; this is one of them.Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
[A] stunning piece of narrative nonfiction . . . [Katherine] Boos prose is electric.O: The
|Genre||SOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness|
|Publisher Date||2012-02-07 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Random House Inc|
|Unit weight||1.3 lb|
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