The Resource An Arabian journey : one man's quest through the heart of the Middle East, Levison Wood

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

Label
An Arabian journey : one man's quest through the heart of the Middle East
Title
An Arabian journey
Title remainder
one man's quest through the heart of the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Levison Wood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 Saudi 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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Levison
Dewey number
915.604
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS49.7
LC item number
.W66 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wood, Levison
  • Middle East
Target audience
adult
Label
An Arabian journey : one man's quest through the heart of the Middle East, Levison Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 354 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780802147325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1056198031
  • 1897920
  • (OCoLC)on1056198031
  • 1897920
Label
An Arabian journey : one man's quest through the heart of the Middle East, Levison Wood
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 354 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780802147325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1056198031
  • 1897920
  • (OCoLC)on1056198031
  • 1897920

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