Sea of Poppies
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At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Her destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean shortly before the outbreak of the Opium Wars in China. In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a diverse cast of Indians and Westerners on board, from a bankrupt raja to a widowed tribeswoman, from a mulatto American freedman to a free-spirited French orphan. As their old family ties are washed away, they, like their historical counterparts, come to view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers. The vast sweep of this historical adventure spans the lush poppy fields of the Ganges, the rolling high seas, and the exotic backstreets of Canton.
Journal Entry 2
-- Nonspecific release zone - details in notes -- in Brisbane, Queensland Australia on Sunday, October 18, 2020
Released 1 wk ago (10/18/2020 UTC) at -- Nonspecific release zone - details in notes -- in Brisbane, Queensland Australia
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Taking this along to the next Brisbane bookcrossing meetup. If not picked up I will leave it somewhere.