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Arabian Sands (Unabridged)

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XA 0336
Arabian Sands (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9781781981894
Download Size: 630 Mb
Running Time: 12:58:54
Digital UPC: 9781781981894

Release Date: April 2018
Originally recorded in 2018
Wilfred Thesiger
Samuel Howard
Reader Soloist
Laurence Kennedy
Spoken Word

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Arabian Sands (Unabridged)
Wilfred Thesiger
Read by Laurence Kennedy

Arabian Sands is Wilfred Thesiger’s stunning account of five years spent crossing the Arabian Peninsula by foot and on camels, with nomadic Bedouin tribesmen as guides. Traveling between 1945 and 1950, the British explorer treks through Yemen, The Empty Quarter, Oman and parts of the then Trucial States, crossing and re-crossing around 250,000 miles of this most inhospitable terrain. He was the first European ever to set eyes on the dunes and wadis of these deserts. Faced with constant challenges and trials beneath the punishing sun, his journey is also spiritual and enriching, as it requires the utmost courage, patience, generosity and humor. In clear and evocative prose, Thesiger documents a journey of unimaginable hardship and startling beauty, as well as a time, place and people on the cusp of change.

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