The Resource Behind the beautiful forevers : [Book Club kit], Katherine Boo

Behind the beautiful forevers : [Book Club kit], Katherine Boo

Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : [Book Club kit]
Title
Behind the beautiful forevers
Title remainder
[Book Club kit]
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Boo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This astonishing, brilliantly written book brings us to places we could otherwise never go as it unfolds a riveting contemporary drama: a group of remarkable people striving to better their lives, in an age of bewildering global change
Summary
Profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother, and a young scrap metal thief, illuminating how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religious, caste, and economic tensions
Pace
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2012.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10035193
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boo, Katherine
Dewey number
362.50954792
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1030
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poor
  • Slums
  • Mumbai (India)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : [Book Club kit], Katherine Boo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 256 pages
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Isbn
9781921844638
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) a859992
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : [Book Club kit], Katherine Boo
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 256 pages
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Isbn
9781921844638
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) a859992

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