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Sahara unveiled

a journey across the desert

by William Langewiesche

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • Sahara
    • Subjects:
    • Langewiesche, William -- Travel -- Sahara.,
    • Sahara -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Map of Langewiesche"s Sahara on endpapers.

      StatementWilliam Langewiesche.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT333 .L26 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination301 p. :
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL811678M
      ISBN 100679429824
      LC Control Number95048864

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Incredible book with striking insights both of the adventurer and the canvas where he makes his art. Langewiesche excels at painting a portrait of the Sahara in its geographic as well as anthropologic limits, and his journey through the desert and towns in northern Africa make for very compelling reading/5.

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).

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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.

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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 inthe 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.

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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, inand 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, ). About Sahara Unveiled It is as vast as the United States and so arid that most bacteria cannot survive there.

Its loneliness is so extreme it is said that migratory birds will land beside travelers, just for the company. A restless, curious, at times dark ramble through Saharan outposts from Atlantic Monthly correspondent Langewiesche (Cutting for Sign, ).

Via ratty bus and dilapidated truck, four-wheel-drive Toyota and riverboat, Langewiesche followed an arc through the Sahara from the Mediterranean south to the savanna, then west to the Atlantic. ``All you need is a suitcase, a. - Buy Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert (Vintage Departures) book online at best prices in India on Read Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert (Vintage Departures) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(10).

In his book Sahara Unveiled, William Langewiesche tells the story of an Algerian named Lag Lag and a companion whose truck broke down while crossing the desert: They nearly died of thirst during the three weeks they waited before being rescued.

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Via ratty bus and dilapidated truck, four-wheel-drive Toyota and riverboat, Langewiesche followed an arc through the Sahara from the Mediterranean south to the savanna, then west to the Atlantic.

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SAHARA UNVEILED William Langewiesche () Having got to know Algeria as a commercial pilot (or so one presumes, we learn nothing about the author apart from the existence of a wife and son), William Langewiesche travels from Algiers to Dakar in the early s, as Islamic revolution and Tuareg unrest spread paranoia along the trans-Saharan.

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