Behind the Beautiful Forevers
by Katherine Boo
Behind The Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity was written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American investigative journalist, Katheirne Boo. This book is a documentary of the writers experiences in a Mumbai slum called Annawadi between November 2007 and March 2011. The story in this book primarily focuses on three main families. Abdul, belonging to one of these families is an expert in shifting garbage from one place to another.
About The Author
Katherine Boo is renowned for her investigative brand of journalism where she documents the lives of impoversished people. She is the recipient of numerous awards such as The Hillman Prize, Samuel Johnson Prize, National Book Award, and PEN/ John Kenneth Galbraith Award.