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This is a very good, but very depressing book, especially once I got to the end and found it was not fiction. Very good, but be prepared. Katherine Boo does a masterful job.Published 1 hour ago by Alison K. Rempel
I felt like I was there at the airport and slum area. I learned a lot about this area and hardships endured, great read!Published 5 hours ago by Tiffany Anthony
"Every country has its myths, and one that successful Indians liked to indulge was a romance of instability and adaptation -- the idea that their country's rapid rise derived... Read morePublished 17 hours ago by keneumey
A thoroughly researched and beautifully written account of life of squalor beside opulent development.Published 1 day ago by Bishnu Jagnanan
Very telling account of a Mumbai slum. Very interesting, but the probe is not easy to followPublished 2 days ago by M. Davidson
Katherine Boo sets herself apart as an author with compassion for the underserved.
She writes a story that was meant to give the reader notice of the need we all have to give... Read more
Im about 3/4 way through it. I might not finish it.I find it hard to read, depressing beyond belief. If you want to wallow in human struggle and sorrow...its a great read.Published 5 days ago by Patti Templin
could not read more than 20 pages - amazing how humans can survive virtually any condition
that they cannot control.
Very depressing book without a ray of hope. I kept expecting someone from the slum to get out and make something of them self, but it never happened.Published 7 days ago by Janice Conroy