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Down the Nile, Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

EGY207
Rosemary Mahoney
Little Brown and Company
2008
273
0316019011
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Travel Narrative
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Mahoney weaves the tale of her quest to row the Nile with deft portraits of the people she meets, particularly Amr, the sailor who takes her underwing, and astute comments on contemporary Egypt. Her narrative invokes Herodotus, Gustave Flaubert, Florence Nightingale, Amelia Edwards and other famous travelers who have preceded her on the Nile.

ISBN: 9780316019019
$15.99
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