Maximum city : Bombay lost and found / Suketu Mehta
eBook | Vintage Books | 2005 | 1st Vintage Departures ed.
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1st Vintage Departures ed.
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1 online resource (xii, 542 pages)
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A portrait of Bombay, India, and its people chronicles the everyday life of the city and its inhabitants, from the criminal underworld of rival Muslim and Hindu gangs to the diverse people who come from the villages in search of a better life.
Contents
Power -- Personal geography -- Powertoni -- Mumbai -- Number two after Scotland Yard -- Black-collar workers -- Pleasure -- Vandapav Eaters' City -- Two lives: Honey/Manoj -- New Year's Eve -- Distilleries of Pleasure -- Passages -- Memory mines -- Sone ki Chidiya -- Good-bye world -- A self in the Crowd.
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Print version: Mehta, Suketu. Maximum city. 1st Vintage Departures ed. New York : Vintage Books, 2005, ©2004 0375703403 (OCoLC)61728521
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9780307574312 (electronic bk.)
0307574318 (electronic bk.)
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