Drawn to the desert by his interest in Arabian horses, Carl Raswan's travels with a tribe of Bedouin nomads--7,000 tents, 35,000 people, and 350,000 camels strong--are rich with adventure. He becomes blood brother to a young chieftain, survives raids, droughts, sandstorms, and more. "This is a really GREAT travel book . . . unwearied zest . . . glows through every day Raswan spends in Arabia".--PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.
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Carl S. Raswan was a traveler, Arabian enthusiast, writer, and photographer.Language Notes:
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Book Description Folcroft Library Editions, 1977. Library Binding. Book Condition: Fine. Reprint Limited Edition. Folcroft Library Editions 1977 Reprint Limited Edition Fine/ no dj as issued, embossed reflective gold lettering on spine of heavy burgundy cloth. Reproduction of the Creative Ages Press edition published in 1947. Product Description Published originally in 1935, this is an account of twenty-two years spent off and on among the Bedouins of Arabia, migrating, hunting, raiding, starving and feasting and making wonderful desert friend. The author writes the for 'the Lord of the land of his fathers,' the King of Arabia 'Abd el-'Aziz ibn Sa'ud el Wahhab and his governors and chiefs in Nejd, Hasa, Jauf, and Kaf and Amir Nuri Sha'lan, his family and tribe of the Ruala. An intimate account of the tradition and ancestors of the Bedouin. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition. Language NotesText: English, German (translation). Bookseller Inventory # 249444