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The day of creation

Author: J G Ballard
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1988, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"The parched terrain of Central Africa is the locale ... Dr. Mallory has come to the small town of Port-la-Nouvelle to run a WHO clinic, but the surges and countersurges of guerrilla and paramilitary activity in this forgotten and lawless zone have left him without patients. He dreams, instead of bring water to the region, of discovering a third Nile that will make the Sahara bloom ..."
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J G Ballard
ISBN: 0374135274 9780374135270
OCLC Number: 17324428
Description: 253 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: J.G. Ballard.
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"The parched terrain of Central Africa is the locale ... Dr. Mallory has come to the small town of Port-la-Nouvelle to run a WHO clinic, but the surges and countersurges of guerrilla and paramilitary activity in this forgotten and lawless zone have left him without patients. He dreams, instead of bring water to the region, of discovering a third Nile that will make the Sahara bloom ..."

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