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In an antique land : history in the guise of a traveler's tale

Author: Amitav Ghosh; Simon Vance; Brilliance Audio (Firm)
Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, 2010.
Series: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Amitav Ghosh set out to find an Indian slave who some seven hundred years before had traveled to the Middle East. The journey took him to a small village in Egypt, where medieval customs coexist with twentieth-century desires and discontents. But even as Ghosh sought to re-create the life of his Indian predecessor, he found himself immersed in those of his modern Egyptian neighbors.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Amitav Ghosh; Abraham Ben Yijû; Bomma; Abraham Ben Yijû; Bomma; Amitav Ghosh
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh; Simon Vance; Brilliance Audio (Firm)
ISBN: 9781441835000 1441835008
OCLC Number: 587142885
Notes: Unabridged.
In container (14 x 17 cm.).
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Vance.
Description: 8 sound discs (9 hr., 34 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.

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Amitav Ghosh set out to find an Indian slave who some seven hundred years before had traveled to the Middle East. The journey took him to a small village in Egypt, where medieval customs coexist with twentieth-century desires and discontents. But even as Ghosh sought to re-create the life of his Indian predecessor, he found himself immersed in those of his modern Egyptian neighbors.

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