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The Weight Of Silence: Invisible Children of India
     

The Weight Of Silence: Invisible Children of India

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by Shelley Seale, Joan Collins (Foreword by)
 

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Following the lives of children into orphanages and through the streets and slums of India—where millions of them live without families—this account pulls a significant amount of research from the infamous Dharavi slum of Mumbai, where many of the scenes for the Oscar–winning film Slumdog Millionaire were shot. Here, more than a million people

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Following the lives of children into orphanages and through the streets and slums of India—where millions of them live without families—this account pulls a significant amount of research from the infamous Dharavi slum of Mumbai, where many of the scenes for the Oscar–winning film Slumdog Millionaire were shot. Here, more than a million people live on its 500 acres of former swampland surrounded by luxury high-rise condominiums. Yet this is a book filled with hope, telling the story of those with huge hearts and individuals from around the globe standing up to create a wave of conscious steps toward a better planet and better life for these 25 million Indian children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780980232370
Publisher:
Dog's Eye View Media
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Shelley Seale has written for National Geographic’s GeoTourism guides, Andrew Harper Traveler Magazine, the Seattle Times, Austin Woman, Washington Magazine, The International Ecotourism Society, and is the sustainable travel columnist at the Examiner. She lives in Austin, Texas. Joan Collins is a Golden Globe–winning actress, bestselling author, accomplished producer, and an honorary founding member of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

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