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- ISBN: 0525944001 (acid-free paper)
- ISBN: 9780525944003 (acid-free paper)
- Physical Description: 229 p. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1998 printing, c1997.
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|General Note:|| "A William Abrahams book."
|Summary, etc.:|| A novel on the 19th century French colonization of Algeria. In a bid to forestall a revolt, Napoleon III dispatches France's top magician, hoping an exhibition of his powers will impress rebellious sheiks with the superiority of European civilization. But the magician's wife--events are seen through her eyes--finds Arab civilization superior. By the author of The Statement.
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