The Long Way Home: Nobody Goes that Way

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Wakefield Press, 1994 - Travel - 197 pages
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Lydia Laube returns to Saudi Arabia, collects her pay and decides to take 'the long way home' through Egypt, Sudan, Kenya and India. Our Good Little Woman is as eccentric as ever ... blithely she trots along, sunshade held aloft, while behind her ships sink, hotels explode and wars erupt.
 

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Contents

Boomerang
Back behind the veil
Perfectly useless
The long way home
Passage to Egypt
Ships in the night
Shepheards delight
My Frouzi friend
Wadi Halfa
Achmeds
Foul
Two breakfasts to none
Six and only
Elephants trunk
Female circumcision
Picha la cowboy

Lost stolen killed
Star of Egypt
City of the dead
Jewel of the Nile
Nefertiti
The call of the wild
The Great Ship Search
Standing in a line and jumping up and down
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Lydia Laube is the author of "Behind the Veil," "Bound for Vietnam," "Llama for Lunch," "The Long Way Home," and "Slow Boat to Mongolia,"

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