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The hunt for Zerzura : the lost oasis and the desert war

Author: Saul Kelly
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the true story behind "The English Patient" In the 1930s, the Zerzura Club met once a year for dinner at the Cafe Royal in London. Ostensibly, its members were adventurers searching for the lost oases and ancient cities. In reality they were mapping the desert for military reasons.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Kelly
ISBN: 0719561620 9780719561627
OCLC Number: 49238657
Description: xiii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Saul Kelly.
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A study of the true story behind "The English Patient" In the 1930s, the Zerzura Club met once a year for dinner at the Cafe Royal in London. Ostensibly, its members were adventurers searching for the lost oases and ancient cities. In reality they were mapping the desert for military reasons.

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