Baghdad without a map, and other misadventures in Arabia

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Plume, Jan 1, 1992 - Travel - 285 pages
130 Reviews
This wild and comic tale of Middle East misadventure is "a very funny and frequently insightful look at the world's most combustible region. Fearlessness is a valuable quality in a travel writer, and Mr. Horwitz . . . seems as intrepid as they come".--The New York Times Book Review.

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A perceptive, humorous voice in modern travel writing. - Goodreads
It was hard to read about the disregard for human life. - Goodreads
Horwitz is a great writer. - Goodreads
I love Horwitz's writing, but this just feels dated. - Goodreads
Well written and easy to read. - Goodreads
He is an entertaining, facile writer. - Goodreads

Review: Baghdad without a Map and Other Misadventures in Arabia

User Review  - Louise - Goodreads

Definitely not as good as Confederates in the Attic, was hard to take pleasure in a book that is now so incredibly out of date. The dictators have changed, but the middle east hasn't, yet it all feels ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

Although this book seems cobbled together from news reports that did not get published at the time he wrote them, the essays offer an interesting picture of the Arabia behind the headlines. Horwitz ... Read full review

Contents

We Must Go to the East
5
Confessions of a QatEater
13
For You I Make a Special Deal
29
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Tony Horwitz is the author of "Confederates in the Attic", "Baghdad Without a Map", and "One for the Road". He is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has worked as a war correspondent for the "Wall Street Journal" and as a staff writer for "The New Yorker". He lives in Virginia with his wife, Geraldine Brooks, and their son, Nathaniel.

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