Baghdad without a Map and Other Misadventures in Arabia

December 8, 2020
Baghdad without a Map and Other Misadventures in Arabia

“A very funny and frequently insightful look at theworld’s most combustible region.”—The New YorkTimes Book ReviewNATIONAL BESTSELLERPulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tony Horwitz's 1991classic account of his travels across the Middle East and throughthe Arabian Peninsula, now in eBook for the first timeWith razor-sharp wit and insight, intrepid journalist TonyHorwitz gets beyond solemn newspaper headlines and romantic mythsof the 1990s, to offer startling, honest close-ups of the MiddleEast. His quest for hot stories takes him from the tribal wilds ofYemen to the shell-pocked shores of Lebanon; from the sands of theSudan to the souks of Saddam Hussein's Iraq.Careering through fourteen countries, including the Sudan, Iraq,Israel, and Afghanistan, Horwitz travels light, packing a keen eye,a wicked sense of humor, and chutzpah in overwhelming measure. Thiswild and comic tale of misadventure reports on a fascinating worldin which the ancient and the modern collide.