East Indians -- Arab countries -- Fiction. Terrorism -- Prevention -- Fiction. Fugitives from justice -- Fiction. False testimony -- Fiction. Weavers -- Fiction. Arab countries -- Fiction. Bengal (India) -- Fiction. Africa, North -- Fiction. Africa, North Fiction Arab countries Fiction Bengal (India) Fiction East Indians Fiction Arab countries False testimony Fiction Fugitives from justice
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
24 cm. by Amitav Ghosh. Book
LC: PR9499.3.G5346; Dewey: 823
ISBN: 0670809845; 9780670809844 LCCN: 85-40785
Review copy - uncorrected proof
In a vivid and magical story, this novel traces the misadventures of Alu, a young master weaver in a small Bengali village who is falsely accused of terrorism. Alu flees his home, traveling through Bombay to the Persian Gulf to North Africa with a bird-watching policeman in pursuit.