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River of smoke

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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Amid a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, three vessels, and the diverse occupants within, converge on Canton's Fanqui-Town, or Foreign Enclave, which is a powder keg awaiting a spark to ignite the Opium Wars.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 9781250013750 1250013755
OCLC Number: 773667495
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by John Murray (Publishers); first published in the United States by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Description: 521 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.

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Amid a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, three vessels, and the diverse occupants within, converge on Canton's Fanqui-Town, or Foreign Enclave, which is a powder keg awaiting a spark to ignite the Opium Wars.

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