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Morocco: High Atlas Trek

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Trekking in the Moroccan Atlas

MRC33
Richard Knight
Trailblazer
2014
272
1905864590
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, practical guide to the High Atlas region in central Morocco, including route guides, maps and a section on flora and fauna.
$22.95

Lonely Planet Moroccan Arabic Phrasebook

MRC15
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1741791375
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This handy phrasebook includes pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary.
$8.99

Mogreb-El-Acksa, A Journey in Morocco

MRC11
R B Cunninghame Graham
Northwestern University Press
1997
358
0810160366
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Among the pleasures of this classic account of Cunninghame's trek to the forbidden city of Tarudant, originally published in 1898, is his portrait of Berber life in Morocco's High Atlas.
$19.95

Morocco Map

MRC13
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2015
1
2067202898
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A road map featuring city and town plans at a scale of 1:1,000,000. Two sides. 28 x 36 inches.
$12.95

Culture Smart! Morocco

MRC70
Jillian York
Kuperard
2006
168
1558689567
PAPER
Guidebook
6/20/2017
0
0
0
0
History, religion, daily life, food, health and safety are all covered in this accessible pocket guide to Moroccan customs, etiquette and culture, by an author who lives and teaches there.
$9.95

Eyewitness Guide Morocco

MRC58
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
392
1465457208
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeously illustrated and filled with excellent maps, this compact guide introduces Morocco's history, culture and attractions.
$30.00

Arabesque, A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon

MED99
Claudia Roden
Alfred Knopf
2006
352
030726498X
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
With 100 color photos of food, people and places, this enchanting cookbook by a leading authority is filled with not just subtle, simple recipes but also stories, culture and history.
$37.50

A Traveller's History of North Africa

NAF01
Barnaby Rogerson
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
408
1566563518
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Wide-ranging, accessible and effectively condensed, this brief history marches confidently through the centuries, covering key events and personalities in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria to 1999.
$15.95

Islam, A Short History

ISL15
Karen Armstrong
Modern Library
2002
230
081296618X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Armstrong brings authority and experience to this vivid, clear-headed survey of the history and impact of Islam, from the birth of Mohammad to present-day challenges.
$17.00

The Berbers

NAF02
Michael Brett, Elizabeth Fentress
Blackwell Publishers
1997
320
0631207678
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A scholarly examination of the indigenous people of North Africa from antiquity through the Roman and Islamic periods to modern times. It surveys the history, literature and culture of the Berbers, exploring the identity they have forged in the region.
$60.95

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

Allah's Garden

MRC118
Thomas Hollowell
Lightning Source
2009
196
0964142392
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The gripping memoir of a doctor who, with more than 1700 other Moroccans, was held as a POW in Western Sahara for 25 years.
$14.95

Dreams of Trespass, Tales of a Harem Girlhood

MRC10
Fatima Mernissi
Hachette
1995
242
0201489376
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
This captivating memoir by one of Morocco’s most outspoken women opens, "I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, a ninth-century Moroccan city." Mernissi captures not only the spirit of the place, but also the hierarchy and decorum of a Muslim family compound.
$17.00

In Morocco

MRC02
Edith Wharton
John Beaufoy Publishing
2016
144
1909612596
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Wharton's enjoyable account of her month-long journey through Morocco after WWI captures the landscapes, architecture and many aspects of Muslim culture and history with emphasis on the cities of Rabat, Fez and Marrakech.
$9.95

Lords of the Atlas

MRC35
Gavin Maxwell
Sickle Moon
2005
316
0907871143
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
1
0
A classic account of the tribal warlords of the Atlas Mountains -- and of life in French colonial Morocco. A rousing tale and excellent introduction to Marrakech.
$34.95

Morocco That Was

MRC59
Walter Harris
Sickle Moon
2003
352
0907871135
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A piercingly funny and sharp eyewitness account of the Sultanate by the eccentric London Times correspondent in Tangier. Harris lived in the country for 30 years, which gave him unusual access to the Moorish court and civic life.
$34.95

Sahara Unveiled

NAF05
William Langewiesche
Vintage Books
1997
302
0679750061
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Traveling across the Sahara from Algiers to Dakar, Langeweische has written an uncommonly good memoir of the desert, with meditations on its history, inhabitants and allure.
$16.00

The Caliph's House, A Year in Casablanca

MRC66
Tahir Shah
Bantam Doubleday
2006
343
0553383108
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A great storyteller, of Afghan descent and English-raised, Shah leads us through Moroccan society and culture with deft portraits of ordinary neighbors and craftsmen as he and his wife transform a crumbling palace in old Casablanca.
$16.00

Berber Odes, Poetry from the Mountains of Morocco

MRC123
Michael Peyron (Editor)
Sickle Moon
2011
128
1906011281
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Peyron draws on his rich oral recordings from the last of the traditional bards, collected over the last 50 years, for this illuminating collection.
$18.00

Leo Africanus

MED55
Amin Maalouf
Rowman & Littlefield
1998
368
1561310220
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A fictional memoir of the first 40 years in the life of Leo Africanus, a Muslim whose travels led him throughout the Mediterranean and North Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries.
$16.95

Marrakesh, Through Writers' Eyes

MRC72
Barnaby Rogerson (Editor), Stephen Lavington
Sickle Moon
2006
306
0907871992
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A choice collection of travel writing on the Red City by 40 luminaries, including George Orwell, Winston Churchill, Gavin Maxwell and Peter Mayne.
$34.95

The Sand Child

MRC27
Alan Sheridan (Translator), Tahar Ben Jelloun
Johns Hopkins University Press
2000
165
0801864402
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The politically charged novel of Mohammed Ahmed, a girl raised as a boy to escape the limited life offered women in Islamic society.
$24.95

The Serpent's Daughter

MRC83
Suzanne Arruda
New American Library
2008
352
0451224655
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
With lots of colorful background on Moroccan history and culture, Jade del Cameron (what a name!) is accused by the French colonial authorities of killing a man.
$16.00

The Sheltering Sky

NAF09
Paul Bowles
Ecco Press
2014
352
0062351486
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Bowles' most famous work, by turns stark and transcendent, is a tale of three people whose lives unravel in the desert of North Africa. Originally published in 1949.
$15.99

The Spider's House

MRC08
Paul Bowles
HarperCollins
2006
406
0061137030
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Fez during a 1954 nationalist uprising, this richly descriptive novel may be the most evocative of Bowles' many works based in Morocco. Originally published in 1955.
$14.99

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

For Kids

52 Days by Camel, My Sahara Adventure

NAF11
Debora Pearson, Lawrie Raskin
Firefly Books
2008
88
1554511364
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A Saharan travelogue, illustrated with color photos, for children ages 8 to 12.
$14.95