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Author: Mary Doria Russell; Ann Marie Lee
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio, Agnes has come into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel just as the 1921 Peace Conference convenes, there historic luminaries invent the nations of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. As Agnes observes the tumultuous inner workings of nation-building, she is drawn more and more deeply into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Historical fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Named Person: T E Lawrence; Winston Churchill; Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Winston Churchill; T E Lawrence
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Doria Russell; Ann Marie Lee
ISBN: 9781415945759 : 1415945756
OCLC Number: 186441392
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Ann Marie Lee.
Description: 9 sound discs (ca. 77 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Mary Doria Russell.

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A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio, Agnes has come into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel just as the 1921 Peace Conference convenes, there historic luminaries invent the nations of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. As Agnes observes the tumultuous inner workings of nation-building, she is drawn more and more deeply into geopolitical intrigue and toward a personal awakening.

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