Steve Inskeep - Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi
2011 | ISBN: 0143122169, 1594203156 | English | 304 pages | EPUB | 3.2 MB
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 Karachis 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 citys epic history and its troubled present Thrilling and deeply researched, Instant City tells the story of one of the worlds fastest-growing metropolises and the forces competing to shape its future.