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Thorndike Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Fiction - 378 pages
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Plucky Caressa Horvath travels with her anthropologist husband to Tripoli, where a band of vicious nomads kidnaps her, believing she is a sorceress, and forces her to make a three-year odyssey across the Sahara

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In another departure (Incident at Badamya, 1989, etc.) from the author's Mrs. Pollifax mystery series, an exotic background again takes a leading role—this time, a role shared by 16-year-old Caressa ... Read full review

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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

Really fun period adventure story with elements of magical realism. Second time I've read it - it's that good! Read full review


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