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May Pageturners Book Club

May 25, 2022

Discussing “Behind the Beautiful Forever: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity” by Katherine Boo. The book describes a present-day slum of Mumbai, India, named Annawadi, and located near the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It follows the interconnected lives of several residents, including a young trash picker, a female “slumlord,” and a college student. The author is an American woman who often visited Mumbai with her husband, who was from the area and had a job in the city. Pageturner discussions are open to any adult reader and books are available for check out at the Research and Information Desk. Masks are required to attend.

When:
10:15 a.m.
Where:
Coeur d'Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Neighborhood:
North Idaho: Coeur d'Alene
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(208) 769-2315
Email:
communications@cdalibrary.org
Website:
http://www.cdalibrary.org/
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