In The Shadow Of Islam

By: Isabelle Eberhardt

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"In the Shadow of Islam" is an extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman who dressed as a man in order to travel alone and unimpeded throughout North Africa. In 1897 Isabelle Eberhardt, age 20, left an already unconventional life in Geneva for the Morroccan frontier. Gripped by spiritual restlessness and the desire to break free from the confinements of her society she traveled into the desert, and into the heart of Islam. Her experiences inspired a profound self-examination, and "In the Shadow of Islam "is today regarded as one of the true classics of travel writing.

Title: In The Shadow Of Islam

Author Name: Isabelle Eberhardt

Categories: Biographies,

Publisher: Peter Owen Publishing: 2003

ISBN Number: 0720611911

ISBN Number 13: 9780720611915

Binding: MassMarket Paperback

Book Condition: Good

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