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Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival by  Dean King - Paperback - First Paperback Edition - 2005-04-12 - from Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC and Biblio.co.uk

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Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival

by King, Dean

Condition: Near Fine


Back Bay Books, 2005-04-12. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, xv + 351 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

While there have been numerous historical adventure narratives published, this is the first major work to take place in the greatest desert of all. King retraced parts of Captain James Riley's three-month trek through the desert, going for days consuming only camel urine and locusts. The book is rich with the sort of detail one could only get from being on the scene, in the heart of the desert.




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On May 15 2007, Gatorfan1 said:
  "Great story about survival on the Sahara in the early 1800s. A great read and educational too. I strongly recommend this for anyone who enjoys adventure. Great for teenagers too."

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