Behind the beautiful forevers [sound recording] : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity / Katherine Boo.
Author: Boo, Katherine.
Publisher: New York : Random House : Books on Tape, 2012.
Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 71 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Creative nonfiction. local
Urban poor India Bombay.
Performers: Read by Sunil Malhotra.
Notes: Title from web.
Summary: 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 b3sa fortune beyond countingb4s 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.