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Narcopolis : a novel

Author: Jeet Thayil; Robertson Dean; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media, ℗2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Opens in Bombay in the late 1970s, with the narrator coming from New York and being entranced by the city's underworld-- particularly an opium den with a brothel attached to it. Decades pass to reveal a harder Bombay, where opium has given way to Pakistani heroin, but sex is still the primary recreation. Finally, the narrator returns in 2004 to find a different Bombay-- one where those he knew are almost gone, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jeet Thayil; Robertson Dean; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781452610368 1452610363
OCLC Number: 807996103
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Duration: 9:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Robertson Dean.
Target Audience: General adult.
Description: 8 audio discs (9.00 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Jeet Thayil.

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Opens in Bombay in the late 1970s, with the narrator coming from New York and being entranced by the city's underworld-- particularly an opium den with a brothel attached to it. Decades pass to reveal a harder Bombay, where opium has given way to Pakistani heroin, but sex is still the primary recreation. Finally, the narrator returns in 2004 to find a different Bombay-- one where those he knew are almost gone, but where his passion for the people and the city lives.

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