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Cities of salt


A novel that reveals the lifestyle and beliefs of a Bedouin tribe in the 1930s. Set in an unnamed Persian Gulf kingdom, and incorporating religion, history, superstition and mutual incomprehension, the story tells of the cultural confrontation between American oilmen and a poor oasis community.

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Cities of Salt
1994, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099388111

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Cities of Salt
1988, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394570082

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Cities of Salt
1988, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224025980


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