Baghdad Without a map: And Other Misadventures in Arabia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tony Horwitz

Baghdad Without a map: And Other Misadventures in Arabia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tony Horwitz year 1992
  • Book name: Baghdad Without a map: And Other Misadventures in Arabia
  • Author: Tony Horwitz
  • Release date: 1992/5/26
  • Publisher: PENGUIN PUTNAM INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780452267459
  • Rating: 8.57 of 10
  • Votes: 398
  • Review by: Malaysia Prather
  • Review rating: 9.28 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'A very funny and frequently insightful look at the world's most combustible region.'-The New York Times Book ReviewNATIONAL BESTSELLER With razor-sharp wit and insight, intrepid journalist Tony Horwitz gets beyond solemn newspaper headlines and romantic myths of Arabia to offer startling close-ups of a volatile region few Westerners understand. His quest for hot stories takes him from the tribal wilds of Yemen to the shell-pocked shores of Lebanon; from the malarial sands of the Sudan to the eerie souks of Saddam Hussein's Iraq, a land so secretive that even street maps and weather reports are banned. As an oasis in the Empty Quarter, a veiled woman offers tea and a mysterious declaration of love. In Cairo, 'politeness police' patrol seedy nightclubs to ensure that belly dancers don't show any belly. And at the Ayatollah's funeral in Tehran a mourner chants, 'Death to America,' then confesses to the author his secret dream-to visit Disneyland. Careening through thirteen Muslim countries and Israel, Horwitz travels light, packing a keen eye, a wicked sense of humor, and chutzpah in almost suicidal measure. This wild and comic tale of Middle East misadventure reveals a fascinating world in which the ancient and the modern collide. 'As a document of the cultural impasse that brought on the war, this is unsurpassed.'-Village Voice 'High-spirited and entertaining.'-The New Yorker 'A timely and incisive insider's description of the mysterious Arab World . . . Tony Horwitz is an ideal guide for American Reader.'-Chicago Tribune
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H17M52S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Tips & Advice, Memoirs
  • Available formats: TXT, PNG, XPS, WORD, PPT, EPUB, PDF, DOC. Compressed in RPM, RAR, ZIP, ALZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.77 USD
  • Dimensions: 134.37x202.69x17.53mm
  • Weight: 254.01g
  • Printed by: New American Library
  • Published in: New York, United States
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