Baghdad without a map, and other misadventures in Arabia

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Dutton, Mar 1, 1991 - Travel - 276 pages
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The author recounts his experiences traveling through the Middle East, describing Beirut's shell-shocked streets, the Ayatollah Khomeini's grief-crazed funeral, and an unexpected encounter with Muammar Qadaffi

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Baghdad without a map, and other misadventures in Arabia

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Horwitz ( One for the Road , Random, 1988), now a Wall Street Journal reporter, covered the Middle East in the late 1980s and returned to Baghdad in August 1990 following the invasion of Kuwait. With ... Read full review

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Almost enjoyable reminder of how the Arab countries were portrayed when Saddam and the Colonel were still in power in Iraq and Libya. The Middle East of the late 1980s seen from a risk taker's ... Read full review


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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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