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Book Information: Cities of Salt

Cities of Salt (1984) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Set in an unnamed Persian Gulf Kingdom in the 1930s, this remarkable novel tells the story of the disruption and diaspora of a poor oasis community following the discovery of oil there. The meeting of Arabs and the Americans who, in essence, colonized the remote region is a cultural confrontation in which religion, history, superstition, and mutual incomprehension all play a part.

Original title: Mudun al-milh 1: Al-tih
Original languages: Arabic

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

Edition #1: Cities of Salt

Cities of Salt (1987)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Peter Theroux
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Manifested in:
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Cities of Salt (July 17, 1989)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage International
ISBN: 9780394755267
Dimensions: 5.32 x 8.06 x 1.38 in
Pages: 627

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