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The Resource A bend in the river, V.S. Naipaul

A bend in the river, V.S. Naipaul

Label
A bend in the river
Title
A bend in the river
Statement of responsibility
V.S. Naipaul
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1979, a Bend in the River is a novel of the politics and society of postcolonial Africa. Salim, a young Indian man, moves to a town on a bend in the river of a recently independent nation. As Salim strives to establish his business, he comes to be closely involved with the fluid and dangerous politics of the newly created state, the remnants of the old regime clashing inevitably with the new
Summary
In an African country that has suffered revolution and civil war and that is headed by a man of almost insane energy and crudity, one restless, reflective, and isolated villager and his friends uneasily submit to the tide of events
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
046797
Cataloging source
MVC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Naipaul, V. S.
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
East Indians
Target audience
adult
Label
A bend in the river, V.S. Naipaul
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
14943300
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Vintage International ed.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780679722021
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm19757981
  • (OCoLC)19757981
Label
A bend in the river, V.S. Naipaul
Publication
Copyright
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
14943300
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Vintage International ed.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780679722021
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm19757981
  • (OCoLC)19757981

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