The cruel way

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Beacon Press, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 217 pages
The author recounts her journey, accompained by her friend Christina, through the Middle East and Afghanistan during the months before World War II while Christina was fighting a losing battle against drug addiction

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Ella Maillart was one of the outstanding travelers of the 20th century. A successful athlete, writer and passionate photographer, she travelled widely throughout Europe, Russia, Central Asia, the Middle East, India and Nepal until her death in 1997. Dervla Murphy, the celebrated travel writer, is the author of "Where the Indus is Young, South from the Limpopo, Eight Feet in the Andes, The Waiting Land" and "Through the Embers of Chao"s.

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