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Sea of poppies

Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Toronto : Viking Canada, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the heart of this epic saga, set just before the Opium Wars, is an old slave ship, The Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean, its crew a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners. As their old family ties are washed away, they come to view themselves as jahaj-bhais,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ghosh, Amitav.
Sea of poppies.
Toronto : Viking Canada, ©2008
(OCoLC)225774755
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amitav Ghosh
OCLC Number: 760904953
Description: 1 online resource (515 pages) : map
Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh.

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At the heart of this epic saga, set just before the Opium Wars, is an old slave ship, The Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean, its crew a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners. As their old family ties are washed away, they come to view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers, and an unlikely dynasty is born which spans continents, races, and generations.

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