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Sea of poppies

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2009.
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: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
ISBN: 9780719568978 0719568978
OCLC Number: 280404470
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Short-listed for Man Booker Prize 2008 (UK)
Description: 533 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.

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