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A bend in the river

Author: V S Naipaul; Simon Vance
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, ℗2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1979, V.S. Naipaul's chronicles the experience of Salim, a Muslim Indian merchant, in post-colonial Africa. A new resident in the small, isolated African town at a bend in the Congo river, Salim owns a supply shop for fellow town and surrounding jungle inhabitants. However, as commercialized corruption seeps into the town, the tenacious jungle collides with modernity and civilization,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Political fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: V S Naipaul; Simon Vance
ISBN: 0786184485 9780786184484 9781470847999 147084799X
OCLC Number: 56720806
Notes: Title from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Digital recording.
Duration: 11:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Vance.
Description: 9 audio discs (approximately 11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by V.S. Naipaul.

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Originally published in 1979, V.S. Naipaul's chronicles the experience of Salim, a Muslim Indian merchant, in post-colonial Africa. A new resident in the small, isolated African town at a bend in the Congo river, Salim owns a supply shop for fellow town and surrounding jungle inhabitants. However, as commercialized corruption seeps into the town, the tenacious jungle collides with modernity and civilization, igniting chaos and consequence.

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