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The Glass Palace : a novel

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"Tells of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who creates an empire in the Burmese teak forest. During the British invasion of 1885, when soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends Dolly, the woman whose love will shape his life. He cannot forget her, and years later, as a rich man, he goes in search of her."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Historical fiction, Indic (English)
Domestic fiction, Indic (English)
Love stories, Indic (English)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ghosh, Amitav.
Glass Palace.
New York : Random House, ©2001
(OCoLC)606508964
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 0375501487 9780375501487 9780375758775 0375758771
OCLC Number: 44172924
Description: 474, [1] pages : map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.
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"Tells of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who creates an empire in the Burmese teak forest. During the British invasion of 1885, when soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends Dolly, the woman whose love will shape his life. He cannot forget her, and years later, as a rich man, he goes in search of her."--Jacket.

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