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River of smoke

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. 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: Fiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 9781250013750 1250013755
OCLC Number: 819316461
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by John Murray (Publishers); first published in the United States by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Description: 521 s. : portr. ; 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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