Incendiary circumstances : a chronicle of the turmoil of our times / Amitav Ghosh

Author(s): Ghosh, Amitav, 1956-
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Subjects: Authors, Indic--20th century--Biography
Journalists--India--Biography
History, Modern--1945-
Ghosh, Amitav
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2005
LC Classification: P, PR
Notes: LCCN: 2005012175
ISBN: 0618378065
EAN: 9780618378067
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-303)
Contents: The town by the sea -- Imperial temptations -- September 11th -- The greatest sorrow : times of joy recalled in wretchedness -- "The ghat of the only world" : Agha Shahid Ali in brooklyn -- Countdown -- The march of the novel through history : the testimony of my grandfather's bookcase -- The fundamentalist challenge -- Petrofiction : the oil encounter and the novel -- At large in Burma -- The ghosts of Mrs. Ghandi -- An Egyptian in Baghdad -- Dancing in Cambodia -- The human comedy in Cairo -- Tibetan dinner -- Four corners -- The Imam and the Indian
Physical Description: x, 305 p. ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 60321504
ISBN/ISSN: 0618378065
9780618378067

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