Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels by Freya Stark
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Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels
By Freya Stark

Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels

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Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels by Freya Stark

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A masterpiece by our preeminent travel writer and intrepid explorer: a parkling and illuminating account of adventure and discovery in the middle east

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375757532
ISBN-10: 0375757538
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 136mm x 18mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 23-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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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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