The Desert Road to Turkestan

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Little, Brown,, 1929 - Mongolia - 373 pages
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User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

Amazing story of Owen Lattimore's 1927 journey via camel caravan to rejoin his wife for their honeymoon in Chinese Turkestan (modern Xinjiang), in the midst of the warlord era. Read full review

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User Review  - Timothy Riley - Goodreads

Lattimore traveled from Peking to western China-Turkestan by camel. He was one of the first foreigners to do such a trip. His descriptions of the land and people are great first hand accounts. He ... Read full review

Contents

CHAP PAGE I The Roads to Inner Asia i
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The Edge of the Border
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To the Temple of Larks
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