The Last Caravan

The Last Caravan

1970s in the Sahara: the Natural Disaster That Threatened A Nomadic People With Extinction

eBook - 2016
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The Last Caravan is a powerful and dramatic account of how the great African drought of the early 1970s transformed the nomadic Tuareg, the famous blue-veiled men of the Beau Geste legend. Thurston Clarke recounts their story in his words and theirs, allowing them to come to life as they describe their sufferings and wanderings in search of food and comfort. Their story is a powerful one of ecological disaster, of the courage and nobility of an ancient people facing extinction, and of the struggle to preserve their families and way of life.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Distribution, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781504029872
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (177 pages).

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