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Nspiring story of an American doctor who experienced a This book told the story of a city its inhabitants and their coping strategy The city of joy is at the bottom of the list of wealthy places to live A priest goes to live among the poorest of the poor and this is the tale of how he adapted and what he learned The book was totally mesmerizing You really become involved in the lives of everyone It was an emotionally exhausting journey but well worth it

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The City of JoySpiritual rebirth in an impoverished section of Calcutt Favorite book of all time

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The City of Joy Mobi Ç ↠ dominique lapierre ↠ [Download] ➹ The City of Joy By Dominique Lapierre – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Made into a movie starring Patrick Swayze this is the inspiring story of an American doctor who experienced a spiritual rebirth in an impoverished section of Calcutta Made into a mMade into a movie starring Patrick Swayze this is the i I spent five years in India the first two in Calcutta I was appalled the first day to see fragile two wheel rickshaws parked near my apartment corner They were 'taxis' pulled by bare chested barefoot men It took months before I climbed into one and only after my British date explained the favor we would be doing the man who pulled it We would tip him a month's pay for our ride He then gave me advice for future rides Never climb into a rickshaw if you have doubts about the driver andor he won't give you a fair price Not many white folk used rickshaws I was young and in love with India with every breath I visited many parts of Calcutta a sprawling city of 12000000 people Eventually I had a car but liked riding the rickshaws too much to give them up I could go anywhere in the city at any hour and find a safe ride home They took care of me I have never felt so safe And I have lived many places I know some of them have to be in the pages of The City of JoyThe City of Joy is epic I love it It is a great book Beautifully written It is hard to describe its totality So I'm not going to review it Instead I uote from the author's Afterward That very first monsoon morning I walked into it I knew that this wretched inhuman slum of Calcutta called the City of Joy was one of the most extraordinary places on our planet When I left it two years later with some twenty pads full of notes and hundreds of hours of tape I knew I had the material for the greatest book of my career an epic of heroism love and faith glorious tribute to the human capacity to beat adversity and survive every possible tragedyThis certainly was one of the most extraordinary experiences that a writer could It changed my life Living with the heroic inhabitants of the City of Joy completely transformed my sense of priorities and my assessment of the true values of life In his Author's Note Dominiue Lapierre says that we should not extend his impressions gathered in The City of Joy to the whole of India that they are based on one small corner of it a small area of Calcutta called the City of JoyThe City of Joy is not seen by tourists Much better that they read Lapierre's fantastically rich empathetic description of Calcutta's sub city and some of her poorest and most heroic If you think you understand poverty and hardship if you have travelled to or want to understand India better read this book