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The Resource Not quite paradise : an American sojourn in Sri Lanka, Adele Barker

Not quite paradise : an American sojourn in Sri Lanka, Adele Barker

Label
Not quite paradise : an American sojourn in Sri Lanka
Title
Not quite paradise
Title remainder
an American sojourn in Sri Lanka
Statement of responsibility
Adele Barker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the author's travels in Sri Lanka, focusing on the differences between daily life there and in the United States, and the devastation suffered by the nation's people after the 2004 tsunami
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barker, Adele Marie
Dewey number
954.9303/2092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS489
LC item number
.B26 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barker, Adele Marie
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • Ethnic conflict
  • War and society
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tsunamis
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004
  • Teachers
Label
Not quite paradise : an American sojourn in Sri Lanka, Adele Barker
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Going and coming I -- Student life -- Housekeeping -- Insurrections in the hills -- Hot curry -- Rain -- The war next door -- Colombo -- Colonialist torpor -- Life in a different key -- Gihin Ennam -- When the sea came to the land -- Home -- Up and down the mountain -- The story of a wave -- Early warning system -- Arugam Bay -- Batti -- The road to Jaffna -- In jaffna -- Reading the classics -- Leaving Jaffna -- Going and coming II
Control code
ocn317623411
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
303 p.
Isbn
9780807001257
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009013015
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)317623411
Label
Not quite paradise : an American sojourn in Sri Lanka, Adele Barker
Publication
Contents
Going and coming I -- Student life -- Housekeeping -- Insurrections in the hills -- Hot curry -- Rain -- The war next door -- Colombo -- Colonialist torpor -- Life in a different key -- Gihin Ennam -- When the sea came to the land -- Home -- Up and down the mountain -- The story of a wave -- Early warning system -- Arugam Bay -- Batti -- The road to Jaffna -- In jaffna -- Reading the classics -- Leaving Jaffna -- Going and coming II
Control code
ocn317623411
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
303 p.
Isbn
9780807001257
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009013015
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)317623411

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