In a free state
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New York : Vintage International, 2002, c1971.
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Green Hills - Adult Fiction  1 available
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Format
Book
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Physical Desc
vii, 247 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
1400030552, 9781400030552

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"In the beginning it is just a car trip through Africa. Two English people - Bobby, a civil servant with a guilty appetite for African boys, and Linda, a supercilious "compound wife" - are driving back to their enclave after a stay in the capital. But in between lies the landscape of an unnamed country whose squalor and ethnic bloodletting suggest Idi Amin's Uganda. And the farther Naipaul's protagonists travel into it, the more they find themselves crossing the line that separates privileged outsiders from horrified victims. Alongside this Conradian tour de force are four incisive portraits of men seeking liberation far from home. By turns funny and terrifying, sorrowful and unsparing, In a Free State is Naipaul at his best."--Publisher's description.
Awards
Nobel Prixe in Literature, 2001
Awards
Man Booker Prize, 1971

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Naipaul, V. S. 1. (20021971). In a free state (1st Vintage International ed.). Vintage International.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Naipaul, V. S. 1932-. 20021971. In a Free State. New York: Vintage International.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Naipaul, V. S. 1932-. In a Free State New York: Vintage International, 20021971.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Naipaul, V. S. 1932-. In a Free State 1st Vintage International ed., Vintage International, 20021971.

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