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On the Ganges : encounters with saints and sinners on India's mythic river

Author: George Black
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The Ganges flows through northern India and Bangladesh for more than 1,500 miles before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. It is sacred to Hindus who worship Ganga, the river goddess. But it has also long been a magnet for foreigners, some seeking to unravel its mysteries and others who have come in search of plunder. In On the Ganges, George Black, who chronicled the exploration of the American West and the creation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Travel writing
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Black, George, 1949-
On the Ganges.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1044768385
Named Person: George Black
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Black
ISBN: 9781250057358 1250057353
OCLC Number: 1043953014
Description: xii, 318 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: George Black.

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A look at one of the world's greatest rivers, the Ganges, and the people who live on it and along its shores.  Read more...

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