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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.
Print Book, English, 1994
Vintage, London, 1994
9780099388111, 0099388111
Translated from the Arabic