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The Resource Sea of poppies, Amitav Ghosh

Sea of poppies, Amitav Ghosh

Label
Sea of poppies
Title
Sea of poppies
Statement of responsibility
Amitav Ghosh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the heart of this epic saga, set just before the Opium Wars, is an old slaving ship, The Ibis. In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown togeher a truely diverse cast of Indians and Westerners, from a bankrupt Raja to a widowed villager, from an evanglical English opium trader to a mulatto American freedman
Member of
Summary
Preparing to fight China's nineteenth-century Opium Wars, a motley assortment of sailors and passengers establish family-like ties that eventually span continents, races, and generations
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Awards note
Shortlisted for the 2008 Man Booker Prize.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
273398
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ghosh, Amitav
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9499.3.G536
LC item number
S43 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Ibis trilogy
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slave-trade
  • India
  • Historical fiction
  • Voyages and travels
  • Slave trade
  • Sailors
  • Novel
  • Historical fiction, Indian
  • Opium trade
  • Schooners
  • Social classes
  • Slave trade
Target audience
adult
Label
Sea of poppies, Amitav Ghosh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000044097367
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Paperback. ed.
Extent
533 pages.
Isbn
9780719523434
Isbn Type
(Aformat pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)280404470
Label
Sea of poppies, Amitav Ghosh
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000044097367
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Paperback. ed.
Extent
533 pages.
Isbn
9780719523434
Isbn Type
(Aformat pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)280404470

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