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Author Shors, John, 1969-

Title Temple of a thousand faces / John Shors.

Imprint New York : New American Library, c2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Fiction    FIC SHORS,J    Available
Description x, 512 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Summary "When his land is taken by force, Prince Jayavar of the Khmer people narrowly escapes death at the hands of the conquering Cham king, Indravarman. Exiled from their homeland, he and his mystical wife, Ajadevi, set up a secret camp in the jungle with the intention of amassing an army bold enough to reclaim their kingdom and free their people. Meanwhile, Indravarman rules with an iron fist, pitting even his most trusted men against one another and squashing any hint of rebellion. Moving from a poor fisherman's family whose sons find the courage to take up arms against their oppressors, to a beautiful bride who becomes a prize of war, to an ambitious warrior whose allegiance is torn, Temple of a Thousand Faces is an unforgettable saga on a grand scale, set against one of the world's most awe-inspiring creations"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Jăyvarmăn VII, King of Cambodia, approximately 1120-approximately 1215 -- Fiction.
Cambodia -- History -- 800-1444 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780451239174 (pbk.)
0451239172 (pbk.)

 
    
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