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Desert queen : [the extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell : adventurer, adviser to kings, ally of Lawrence of Arabia]

Author: Janet Wallach; Jean Gilpin
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio : Books on Tape, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Turning her back on her privileged life in Victorian England, Gertrude Bell journeyed the world and became fascinated with all things Arab. Traveling the length and breadth of the Arab region, armed with a love for its language and its people, she not only produced several enormously popular books based on her experiences, but became instrumental to the British foreign office. Janet Wallach reveals a woman whose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Gertrude Lowthian Bell
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Wallach; Jean Gilpin
ISBN: 9780449806760 : 0449806766
OCLC Number: 779256453
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Jean Gilpin.
Description: 16 sound discs (20 hr., 12 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell :
Responsibility: Janet Wallach.

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Turning her back on her privileged life in Victorian England, Gertrude Bell journeyed the world and became fascinated with all things Arab. Traveling the length and breadth of the Arab region, armed with a love for its language and its people, she not only produced several enormously popular books based on her experiences, but became instrumental to the British foreign office. Janet Wallach reveals a woman whose achievements and independent spirit were especially remarkable for her times.

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