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The Cost of Living By Arundhati Roy

The Cost of Living by Arundhati Roy

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The Narmada Valley in north-western India is home to 25 million people, and since the 1970's successive federal and state governments have been intent on forcibly evicting these people. This text is a tale of governmental arrogance, high-handedness, corruption and idiocy.

The Cost of Living Summary

The Cost of Living: The Greater Common Good and The End of Imagination by Arundhati Roy

, flooding the land they've farmed for generations in order to build This text is Arundhati Roy's tale of governmental (and international-agency) arrogance, high-handedness, corruption and idiocy. The Narmada Valley in north-western India is home to 25 million people (i.e. half the population of Britain), and since the 1970s successive federal and state governments have been intent on forcibly evicting these peoplea series of giant dams that will, notionally, allow irrigation to bri ng water to those who need it in the region's cities, allow the land to bear different crops and improve the region's economy.

About Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy was trained as an architect but became a screenwriter. She published her first book, a novel, The God of Small Things in 1997. It won the Booker Prize for Fiction and was a bestseller in more than two dozen countries worldwide.

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GOR001210257
9780002571876
0002571870
The Cost of Living: The Greater Common Good and The End of Imagination by Arundhati Roy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1999-11-15
160
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