A Pulitzer Prize-winning Author -- Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. Abdul, a teenager who sorts and sells recyclable airport garbage, believes he will lift his family of eleven out of poverty. Then Abdul is falsely accused in a shocking tragedy; terrorism and recession rock the city; and suppressed tensions turn brutal. In Boo's riveting book, global change is made human.
History, Asia, India,