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Sahara Unveiled by William Langewiesche

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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  • Travel - General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL7683872M
ISBN 100517328925
ISBN 109780517328927

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Sahara Unveiled is a wonderful book that meanders through the politics, geography, flora and fauna and history of the Sahara, and its people. It is deceptively spare, empty almost, as if conscious of -- or at least appropriately influenced by -- the desert he writes about/5(9).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert by William Langewiesche at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Definitely ranking among the best travel books ever written, `Sahara Unveiled - A Journey Across The Desert' is a worthwhile read, coming as something of a shock to all those who picture the Sahara as just one vast, lifeless by: 5. This is William Langewiesche's second book, published in after his Cutting for Sign, about the Mexican-American border. A jacket blurb describes Sahara Unveiled as possessing 'a finely observed, austere beauty', but that's not quite right. The sentences are short, often blunt/5(2).

Eloquent and precise, Sahara Unveiled blends history and reportage, anthropology and anecdote, into an unforgettable portrait of the world's most romanticized yet most forbidding . The Desert Extreme For his latest book, Sahara Unveiled, William Langewiesche traveled 4, miles through a desert the size of the United States. He . Travel books can be a mixed bag, with the narrators themselves sometimes making for unpleasant company on the armchair journey. That is not a problem with "Sahara Unveiled," where author William Langewiesche submerges himself well beneath the thread of the story/5(23). Sahara is a adventure novel by Clive Cussler. It is the eleventh book in Cussler's Dirk Pitt series. The film Sahara was based on the novel.. Plot summary. A week before the surrender of Confederate forces of Robert E. Lee in , the Confederate Navy ship CSS Texas is being loaded at a dock with crates supposedly filled with documents. The ship's captain Author: Clive Cussler.

  Eloquent and precise, Sahara Unveiled blends history and reportage, anthropology and anecdote, into an unforgettable portrait of the world's most romanticized yet most forbidding desert. Preview 4/5(3).   Eloquent and precise, Sahara Unveiled blends history and reportage, anthropology and anecdote, into an unforgettable portrait of the world's most romanticized yet /5(6). The travels eventually took Langewiesche to the most remote parts of the Sahara desert and sub-Saharan West Africa. This became the subject of a cover story for The Atlantic Monthly, in , and later of a book titled Sahara Unveiled. The Atlantic sent Langewiesche to many parts of the world and increasingly into conflict town: Princeton, New Jersey. William Langewiesche Excerpts from Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert (Pantheon, ).