Flood of fire : a novel
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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Desc
616 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
F GHOSH, A

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English
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9780374174248, 0374174245

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Previous titles in trilogy: Sea of poppies - River of smoke.
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"The final novel in the bestselling Ibis Trilogy. It is 1839 and China has embargoed the trade of opium, yet too much is at stake in the lucrative business and the British Foreign Secretary has ordered the colonial government in India to assemble an expeditionary force for an attack to reinstate the trade. Among those consigned is Kesri Singh, a soldier in the army of the East India Company. He makes his way eastward on the Hind, a transport ship that will carry him from Bengal to Hong Kong. Along the way, many characters from the Ibis Trilogy come aboard, including Zachary Reid, a young American speculator in opium futures, and Shireen, the widow of an opium merchant whose mysterious death in China has compelled her to seek out his lost son. The Hind docks in Hong Kong just as war breaks out and opium "pours into the market like monsoon flood." From Bombay to Calcutta, from naval engagements to the decks of a hospital ship, among embezzlement, profiteering, and espionage, Amitav Ghosh charts a breathless course through the culminating moment of the British opium trade and vexed colonial history."--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ghosh, A. (2015). Flood of fire: a novel (First American edition.). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ghosh, Amitav, 1956-. 2015. Flood of Fire: A Novel. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ghosh, Amitav, 1956-. Flood of Fire: A Novel New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ghosh, Amitav. Flood of Fire: A Novel First American edition., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

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