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Undercover In India, 'Beautiful' And 'Damned'

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Years after leaving his small village in northern India, journalist Siddhartha Deb went back to work undercover in an Indian call center. He returned to explore the true impact of globalization on his homeland. I

In The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India, Deb exposes the dark side of the many images of Indian prosperity, through the lives of a rural farmer, an ambitious hotel worker and an affluent movie producer.

Inevitably, he found, the globalization that helped make India a global player continues to leave millions behind.

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