The immeasurable world : journeys in desert places
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Published
New York : Doubleday, [2018].
Status
Central Adult Nonfiction
910.41 ATKIN
Shirlington Adult Nonfiction
910.41 ATKIN
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Central Adult Nonfiction
910.41 ATKIN
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Sep 21, 2019
Shirlington Adult Nonfiction
910.41 ATKIN
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Aug 4, 2019
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Format
Book
Edition
First United States edition.
Physical Desc
352 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780385539883, 0385539886

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"In the classic literary tradition of Bruce Chatwin and Geoff Dyer, a rich and exquisitely written account of travels in six deserts on five continents that evoke the timeless allure of these remote and forbidding places. One-sixth of the earth's surface is classified as desert. Restless, unhappy in love, and intrigued by the Desert Fathers who forged Christian monasticism in the Egyptian desert, Will Atkins decided to travel in six of the world's driest, hottest places: the Empty Quarter of Oman, the Gobi Desert of North China, the Great Victoria Desert of Australia, the man-made desert of the Aral Sea in Kazkahstan, the Black Rock and Sonoran Deserts of the American Southwest, and the Sinai Desert of Egypt. Each of his travel narratives effortlessly weaves aspects of natural history, historical background, and present-day reportage into a compelling tapestry that reveals the human appeal of these often inhuman landscapes"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Atkins, W. (2018). The immeasurable world: journeys in desert places. First United States edition. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Atkins, William. 2018. The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Atkins, William, The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places. New York: Doubleday, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Atkins, William. The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places. First United States edition. New York: Doubleday, 2018. Print.

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