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Beautiful Thing free pdf Sonia Faleiro was a reporter in search of a story when she met Leela, a beautiful and charismatic bar dancer with a story to tell. Leela introduced Sonia to the underworld of Bombay's dance bars: a world of glamorous women, of fierce love, sex and violence, of customers and gangsters, of police, prostitutes and pimps. When an ambitious politician cashed in on a tide of false morality, and had Bombay's dance bars wiped out, Leela's proud independence faced its greatest test. In a city where almost everyone is certain that someone, somewhere, is worse off than them, she fights to survive, and to win. Beautiful Thing, one of the most original works of non-fiction from India in years, is a vivid and intimate portrait of one reporter's journey into the dark, pulsating and ultimately damaged soul of Bombay.

About Sonia Faleiro

Sonia Faleiro is an award-winning reporter and the author of a book of fiction, The Girl (Viking, 2006). Beautiful Thing is her first full-length work of non-fiction and is based on five years of research in Bombay's dance bars. Sonia was born in Goa, India- studied in Edinburgh, worked in Bombay, and lives in San Francisco. Please visit www.soniafaleiro.com

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Author : Sonia Faleiro
Publisher : Canongate Books Ltd
Data Published : 04 August 2011
ISBN : 0857861697
EAN : 9780857861696
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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