A native of Bombay, Suketu Mehta gives us an insideras view of this stunning metropolis. He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld of rival Muslim and Hindu gangs; following the life of a bar dancer raised amid poverty and abuse; opening the door into the inner sanctums of Bollywood; and delving into the stories of the countless villagers who come in search of a better life and end up living on the sidewalks. From the Trade Paperback edition.His conversation is studded with references to Hindi movies and such things as childrena#39;s nursery rhymes. His answers, at times, dona#39;t seem to flow from my questions; they are not responses to them so much as they are stray thoughts that anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2009-10-21|