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An Arabian journey : one man's quest through the heart of the Middle East / Levison Wood.

Wood, Levison 1982- (author.).

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Rockville Public Library 915.6 WOO (Text to phone) 34035130541952 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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General Note: Map on endpapers.
"First published in Great Britain as Arabia in 2018 by Hodder & Stoughton."--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Summary, etc.: "Following in the footsteps of famed explorers such as Lawrence of Arabia and Wilfred Thesiger, British explorer Levison Wood brings us along on his most complex expedition yet: a circumnavigation of the Arabian Peninsula. Starting in September 2017 in a city in Northern Syria, a stone's throw away from Turkey and amidst the deadliest war of the twenty-first century, Wood set forth on a 5,000-mile trek through the most contested region on the planet. He moved through the Middle East for six months, from ISIS-occupied Iraq through Kuwait and along the jagged coastlines of the Emirates and Oman; across a civil-war-torn Yemen and on to Saudia Arabia, Jordan, and Israel, before ending on the shores of the Mediterranean in Lebanon. Like his predecessors, Wood travelled through some of the harshest and most beautiful environments on earth, seeking to challenge our perceptions of this often-misunderstood part of the world. Through the relationships he forges along the way--and the personal histories and local mythologies that his companions share--Wood examines how the region has changed over thousands of years and reveals a side of the Middle East we don't often see in the media. At once a thrilling personal journey and a skillful piece of cultural reportage, Arabia is a breathtaking chronicle of an epic journey through the land at the root of all civilization."--Amazon.
Subject: Wood, Levison 1982- Travel Middle East
Middle East Description and travel
Genre: Travel writing.
Nonfiction.
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