The Blue Nile

October 17, 2000|
The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead
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In the first half of the nineteenth century, only a small handful of Westerners had ventured into the regions watered by the Nile River on its long journey from Lake Tana in Abyssinia to the Mediterranean-lands that had been forgotten since Roman times, or had never been known at all. In The Blue Nile, Alan Moorehead continues the classic, thrilling narration of adventure he began in The White Nile, depicting this exotic place through the lives of four explorers so daring they can be considered among the world''s original adventurers -- each acting and reacting in separate expeditions against a bewildering background of slavery and massacre, political upheaval and all-out war.

Alan Moorehead (1910-1983) was a foreign correspondent for the London Daily Express, where he won an international reputation for his coverage of World War II campaigns, and also served as the chief public relations officer in the Ministry of Defense. He is also the author of many other notable books, including Gallipoli and Darwin and...
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Title:The Blue Nile
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:368 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.83 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.83 in
Published:October 17, 2000
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060956400

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