The Book of Secrets

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The Book of Secrets

by M.g. Vassanji

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ISBN - 10: 0771087217

ISBN - 13: 9780771087219

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Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.

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The Book of Secrets is a spellbinding novel of generations and the sweep of history that begins in 1988 in Dar es Salaam, when the 1913 diary of a British colonial officer is found in a shopkeeper''s back room. The diary enflames the curiosity of a retired schoolteacher, Pius Fernandes, whose obsession with the stories it contains gradually connects the past with the present. Inhabiting the story is a memorable cast of characters, part of an Asian community in East Africa, whose lives and fates we follow over the course of seven decades. Rich in detail and description, M. G. Vassanji''s award-winning novel magnificently conjures setting and the realm of eras past as it explores the state of living in exile from one''s home and from oneself.

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The Book of Secrets

The Book of Secrets

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McClelland & Stewart, 01/01/1997, Paperback, Very Good condition.

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The Book of Secrets

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Cover is clean and unmarked. Spine is creased and slightly curved. Text has no highlighting or underlining.

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The Book of Secrets

The Book of Secrets

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Softcover. Sound & good copy, light to moderate rubbing/edgewear to wraps.

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The Book of Secrets

The Book of Secrets

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Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!

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The Book of Secrets

The Book of Secrets

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Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!

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The Book of Secrets

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Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!

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New clean, tight, unmarked (Fine), Winner of the first Giller Prize for Canadian fiction in 1994, The Book of Secrets is an outstanding historical novel set in East Africa. The best of M.G. Vassanji's early novels, it transforms the history of South Asians in Kenya and Tanzania from 1913 to 1988 into an elegantly written and totally absorbing narrative that is part love story, part war story, part mystery, part national history, and part journey of self-discovery. All orders are shipped by k.

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Book of Secrets, the

Book of Secrets, the

by M. G. *Signed* Vassanji

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0771087217. Trade Paperback in very good ++ condition, *Signed* by the author on the title page. Very light wear with a clean & bright interior. "A novel of generations, which begins in 1988 in Dar-es-Salaam when the 1913 diary of a British colonial administrator is found in a shopkeeper's back room. The diary enflames the curiousity of retired teacher Pius, and his exploration of the stories it contains connects the past with the present."; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 337 pages; Signed by Author.

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