A bend in the river

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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.
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author Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), 1932-
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display_description 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.
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physical 1 online resource (1 audio file (660 min.)) : digital., 278 pages ; 20 cm., 439 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
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subject_facet East Indians -- Africa -- Fiction, Political fiction
table_of_contents The Second Rebellion -- The New Domain -- The Big Man -- Battle.
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title A bend in the river
title_display A bend in the river
title_full A Bend in the River, A bend in the river / V.S. Naipaul, A bend in the river [electronic resource] / V.S. Naipaul
title_short A bend in the river
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