Desert Queen, The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell

Desert Queen, The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell
Janet Wallach
BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR •  2005 •  PAPER  • 419 PAGES

A lively biography of Gertrude Bell, a Middle East adventuress, and formidable personality in colonial Britain. A contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia and friend to Arab leaders, Bell's influence on Middle Eastern politics made her the "most powerful woman in the British Empire in the years after World War I."  (MDE37, $17.00)





 
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