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Banker to the Poor: The Autobiography of Muhammad Yunus Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1, Number 20 Boxirhat Road, Chittagong Summary

Muhammad Yunus
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Chapter 1, Number 20 Boxirhat Road, Chittagong Summary and Analysis

The book opens with Mohammad Yunus describing the port city of Chittagong. It is the largest port in Bangladesh and the place where the author grows up. The street where he grows up is called Boxirhat Road in what is the old business district. Boxirhat Road is a thoroughfare that connects Chittagong to Chaktai, where the central produce market is located. It was also the street where Yunus and his family live above his father's jewelry shop. They have four rooms in their living quarters called Mother's Room, Radio Room, Big Room and a dining room where they eat on a map. The children play on the flat roof overhead. The location at 20 Boxirhat Road is the second location his father has. The first is damaged by a Japanese bomb in 1943. Even though the bombing is not...

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