Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, Death, and Hope in A Mumbai UndercityAudiobook CD - 2012
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
Publisher: New York : Random House : Books on Tape, 2012
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (ca. 71 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
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