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Instant City : Life and Death in Karachi
by Steve Inskeep


Overview - Morning Edition cohost Steve Inskeep presents a riveting account of a single harrowing day in December 2009 that sheds light on the constant tensions in Karachi, Pakistan when a bomb blast ripped through a Shia religious procession, followed by the torching of hundreds of businesses in Karachi s commercial district.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Morning Edition cohost Steve Inskeep presents a riveting account of a single harrowing day in December 2009 that sheds light on the constant tensions in Karachi, Pakistan when a bomb blast ripped through a Shia religious procession, followed by the torching of hundreds of businesses in Karachi s commercial district. Through interviews with a broad cross section of Karachi residents, Inskeep peels back the layers of that terrible day. It is the beginning, and a constant touchstone, in a journey across the city s epic history and its troubled present Thrilling and deeply researched, Instant City tells the story of one of the world s fastest-growing metropolises and the forces competing to shape its future."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143122166
  • ISBN-10: 0143122169
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2012
  • Page Count: 284
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds


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Books > Social Science > Regional Studies
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