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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

Newby, Eric (Book - 1998 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
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This frank and funny account of an ill-prepared Himalayan expedition, taking the reader from London to the wilds of Afghanistan, is one of the classics of travel writing. (Not available in Australia, Canada, Europe or the UK)
Authors: Newby, Eric
Title: A short walk in the Hindu Kush
Publisher: Melbourne ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, 1998, c1958
Characteristics: 255 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : Martin Secker & Warburg, 1958
ISBN: 0864426046
Branch Call Number: 915.81 Ne
Research Call Number: RR1 915.81 Ne P1295usd
Statement of Responsibility: Eric Newby
Subject Headings: Hindu Kush Mountains (Afghanistan and Pakistan) Newby, Eric Journeys Hindu Kush Mountains (Afganistan and Pakistan)
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Jun 24, 2014
  • lilypad_1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fabulous book for armchair travelers. His British sense of humor and vivid descriptions make this book a delight. I can't wait to read his others. KG

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