Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Katherine Boo, Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Pulitzer Prize Winner
Host: David Inge
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Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo has written about the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the 21st century’s great, unequal cities. Her book "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" is based on three years of uncompromising reporting.
This is a repeat broadcast from Monday, February 20, 2012, 11 am