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Behind the beautiful forevers: life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
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Published:
New York : Random House, c2011.
Physical Desc:
256 p ; 23 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 7.8 - AR Pts: 14
Lexile measure:
1030L
Rating:
1030
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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.

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Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781400067558, 1400067553, 9780812979329
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.8, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
1030

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General Note
Subtitle from verso.
Description
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.
Target Audience
1030,Lexile.
Target Audience
1030L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,7.8,14.0,156642.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,7.8,14,156642.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Boo, K. (2011). Behind the beautiful forevers: life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Boo, Katherine. 2011. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Boo, Katherine, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. New York: Random House, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Boo, Katherine. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. New York: Random House, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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