La Cité de la Joie

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
Depicts the efforts of four people to improve the harsh conditions of life in the impoverished and over-populated area of Calcutta, India

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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. Read full review

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Reading this book really will make you laugh (a very small amount) and make you cry, as if someone has stabbed a knife into your stomach and is twisting it with each character that graces the pages. A ... Read full review

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About the author (1985)

Dominique Lapierre is the author of the bestselling "The CitDominique Lapierre is the author of the bestselling "The City of Joy, Beyond Love, A Thousand Suns, " and "Five Past Midy of Joy, Beyond Love, A Thousand Suns, " and "Five Past Midnight in Bhopal." He lives in France. night in Bhopal." He lives in France.

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