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Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. But then terror and a global recession rock the city and suppressed tensions over religion, caste, sex, power and economic envy turn brutal. As the tenderest individual hopes intersect with the greatest global truths, the true contours of a competitive age are revealed. And so, too, are the imaginations and courage of the people of Annawadi. Behind the Beautiful Forevers carries the reader into a hidden world, and into the lives of people impossible to forget. Book jacket.
Table of Contents
|Prologue: Between Roses||p. 9|
|The Business of Burning||p. 135|
|Ghost House||p. 137|
|The Hole She Called a Window||p. 157|
|The Come-Apart||p. 179|
|The Master||p. 207|
|A Little Wildness||p. 233|
|Marquee Effect||p. 235|
|. Parrots, Caught and Sold||p. 261|
|Proper Sleep||p. 282|
|Up And Out||p. 295|
|Nine Nights of Dance||p. 297|
|Something Shining||p. 317|
|The Trial||p. 333|
|Black and White||p. 365|
|A School, a Hospital, a Cricket Field||p. 383|
|Author's Note||p. 401|
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