The Blue Nile

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $24.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Utterly absorbing, sweeping as the mighty river itself...A magnificent, gripping story. [Washington Post] -------- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear. ------ Book Club Edition. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 308 pages with bibliography and index; illustrated, 18 chapters decorations; 26 pages of photographs; maps, decorated endpages. ------------ In the first half of the 19th century, only a small handful of Westerners had ventured into the regions watered by the Nile River on its long journey from Lake Tana in Abyssinia to the Mediterranean lands that had been forgotten since Roman times, or had never been known at all. ------------ In The Blue Nile, Alan Moorehead continues the classic, thrilling narration of adventure he began in The White Nile, depicting this exotic place through the lives of four explores so daring they can be considered among the world's original adventures each acting and reacting in separate expeditions against a bewildering background of slavery and massacre, political upheaval, and all-out war.

Title: The Blue Nile

Author Name: Moorehead, Alan

Categories: Other,

Edition: Book Club Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row Publishers: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011415