Travels in the Unknown East

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Octagon, 1992 - Travel - 198 pages
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This book is a remarkable collection of the Author's uniquely privileged experiences in the middle east. John Grant's truly amazing adventure extends from Istanbul to Akaba, from Damascus to Alexandria. In two extensive journeys, separated by nearly fifty years, he takes us into secret conclaves of Druses, Sheiks and dervishes.

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About the author (1992)

John Grant is the executive producer of the "Window to the Sea" television program seen on PBS. His company, Driftwood Productions, produces travel and history programs for public and cable television, including "Legendary Lighthouses" and "West Point: The First 200 Years," This is his fifth book. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania.
Ray Jones is the author or coauthor of numerous books on travel and history, including the bestselling companion to the PBS series "Legendary Lighthouses." He was formerly a writing coach at "Southern Living" magazine and founding editor of "Albuquerque Living "magazine. He lives in Pebble Beach, California.

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