The Southern Gates of Arabia
A Journey in the Hadramaut New edition
By (author) Freya Stark
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Southern Gates of Arabia by Freya Stark
Book DescriptionA rousing and fascinating account of an attempt to find a lost city, following an ancient frankincense route.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375757549
(204mm x 136mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 23-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Freya Stark
Zodiac Arch, Paperback (August 2014)
This witty, eye-opening tapestry of writings on travel and a life spent as one of the 20th century's most formidable adventuresses is Freya Stark at her luminous best.
Perseus in the Wind, Paperback (March 2013)
Written just after the Second World War, this is perhaps the most personal, and haunting, of all Freya Stark's writings. Each chapter is devoted to a particular theme, from happiness to education to death. For those who love her travel writing, this book illuminates the motivations behind her journeys and the woman behind the traveller.
Rome on the Euphrates, Paperback (May 2012)
A detailed account of famed travel writer Freya Stark's journey through the Mediterranean
Lycian Shore, Paperback (September 2011)» View all books by Freya Stark
In the early 1950s, following the trail of ancient Persian and Greek traders, Freya Stark set out by boat to explore the Lycian coast. For all those who now follow in her wake, there can be no better, more evocative or knowledgeable guide to this, Turkey's most enchanting coast.
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Author Biography - Freya Stark
Freya Stark, described by "The Times of London "as "the last of the Romantic Travellers" upon her death in 1993, published during her lifetime more than thirty books about her travels in the Middle East, including The Southern Gates of Arabia. Jane Fletcher Geniesse is a former reporter for "The New York Times "and the author of the biography Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark, a finalist for the 1999 PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction. Her writing has been featured in "The Washington Post, New York magazine, " and "Town & Country." She lives in Washington, D.C.
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