A Bend in the River

A Bend in the River

[a Novel]

Book - 1989
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In the "brilliant novel" ( The New York Times ) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man -- an Indian who, uprooted by the bloody tides of Third World history, has come to live in an isolated town at the bend of a great river in a newly independent African nation. Naipaul gives us the most convincing and disturbing vision yet of what happens in a place caught between the dangerously alluring modern world and its own tenacious past and traditions.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International/Vintage Books, 1989
Edition: Vintage International ed
ISBN: 9780676975130
Branch Call Number: F NAI NVD
Characteristics: 278 p. ; 21 cm

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