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Sea of poppies

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Preparing to fight China's nineteenth-century Opium Wars, a motley assortment of sailors and passengers, including a bankrupt rajah, a widowed tribeswoman, and a free-spirited French orphan, comes to experience family-like ties that eventually span continents, races, and generations.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ghosh, Amitav.
Sea of poppies.
London : John Murray, 2008
(OCoLC)649090447
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 9780719568954 0719568951 9780719568961 071956896X 9780719568978 0719568978
OCLC Number: 214307438
Awards: Winner of Indiaplaza Golden Quill Book Award 2009.
Winner of Indiaplaza Golden Quill Readers' Choice Award for Non-Fiction 2009.
Winner of British Book Design & Production Award: Literature 2008.
Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2008.
Description: 471 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.

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