City of Joy Book Summary and Study Guide

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The book shows the life of its main character, a Polish priest who settles down in the slums of Calcutta to help its people and serve the society. Also displayed is the life of a rich American doctor, who joins the main protogonist and helps him. The book is touching and shows the life of the poorest of the poorest.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Eastern European


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   India City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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