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In an Antique Land

Ghosh, Amitav

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ISBN 10: 039458368X / ISBN 13: 9780394583686
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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the story of 2 indians in egypt. one the author and the other a twelfth century slave. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 017365

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Title: In an Antique Land

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First American Edition.

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As he searches for information about the life of an Indian slave in twelfth-century Egypt, the author, a Hindu, comes face to face with the Muslim world and culture of modern Egypt, in a narrative that juxtaposes ancient history and modern travelogue.

About the Author:

Amitav Ghosh is the internationally bestselling author of many works of fiction and non-fiction, including the novel The Glass Palace, and the recipient of numerous prizes and awards. He divides his time between Kolkata and Goa, India, and Brooklyn, New York.

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