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River of smoke : [a novel] / Amitav Ghosh.

Ghosh, Amitav. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780374174231 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0374174237 (hbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 522 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.

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General Note: Subtitle from cover.
"Originally published in 2011 by John Murray (Publishers), Great Britain"--T.p. verso.
Sequel to: Sea of poppies.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Schooners > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Sailors > Fiction.
Cyclones > Fiction.
Social classes > India > Fiction.
Opium trade > History > Fiction.
India > Social conditions > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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