Eating the flowers of paradise: a journey through the drug fields of Ethiopia and Yemen

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Constable, Mar 25, 1998 - Ethiopia - 322 pages
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The title refers to qat, a leaf that when chewed produces a hypnotic effect. When Rushby was teaching English in Yemen, he became enraptured by the drug, which is central to Yemeni social life. Back ... Read full review

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