Caravan

Paperback | March 1, 1995

byDorothy Gilman

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"A lushly romantic adventure story set in the North African desert in 1914, told by the impeccable Lady Treal as she reminisces in her London town house about her decidedly peccable past...Well-written, expertly plotted, perfectly paced."
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With her anthropologist husband murdered and their caravan stolen by fierce Tuareg tribesmen, Caressa's choices are death or a life of slavery. Concealing her dangerous beauty beneath the faded robes of an Arab boy, she embarks on the adventrue of her life, harassed by vicious nomads, slave traders and the envious witch doctor, Isa. Only a handful of carnival magic tricks stand between her and oblivion. Then she discovers an inner magic so mysteriously compelling that the desert people call her a sorceress. With it she will secure her freedom and discover the love of her life....


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"A lushly romantic adventure story set in the North African desert in 1914, told by the impeccable Lady Treal as she reminisces in her London town house about her decidedly peccable past...Well-written, expertly plotted, perfectly paced."NEWSDAYWith her anthropologist husband murdered and their caravan stolen by fierce Tuareg tribesmen...

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"A lushly romantic adventure story set in the North African desert in 1914, told by the impeccable Lady Treal as she reminisces in her London town house about her decidedly peccable past...Well-written, expertly plotted, perfectly paced."NEWSDAYWith her anthropologist husband murdered and their caravan stolen by fierce Tuareg tribesmen...

Dorothy Gilman was born on June 25, 1923, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Her interest in travel led to the settings of her mysteries, though she has never visited many of these places. In addition to the Mrs. Pollifax novels, she has written other mysteries including A Nun in the Closet, which won a Catholic Book Award. She also writes ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 1, 1995Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0345492374

ISBN - 13:9780345492371

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