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A land of enormous proportions, countless secrets, and incredible history, Central Asia was the heart of the great Mongol empire of Tamerlane and scene of Stalin's cruelest deportations. A remote and fascinating region in a constant state of transition—never more so than since the collapse of the Soviet Union—it encompasses terrain as diverse as the Kazakh steppes, the Karakum desert, and the Pamir mountains. In The Lost Heart of Asia, acclaimed, bestselling travel writer Colin Thubron carries readers on an extraordinary journey through this little understood, rarely visited, yet increasingly important corner of the world.

Synopsis:

Thubron travelled throughout Central Asia in the wake of the break-up of the Soviet Union and documented the widespread social upheaval in a region reeling from political change. An inspirational writer, intrepid traveller and insightful observer, Thubron's The Lost Heart of Asia is an outstanding guide to the history, people and culture of a vast region resonating with history and politics.

About the Author

An award-winning novelist and travel writer, Colin Thubron's books include Among the Russians, In Siberia, and the New York Timesbestseller Shadow of the Silk Road. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061577673
Author:
Thubron, Colin
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Colin Thubron
Author:
Cox, Caroline
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
General Travel
Subject:
Asia - Central
Subject:
Travel-Central Asia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10.875 x 8.5 in 30.56 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Thubron travelled throughout Central Asia in the wake of the break-up of the Soviet Union and documented the widespread social upheaval in a region reeling from political change. An inspirational writer, intrepid traveller and insightful observer, Thubron's The Lost Heart of Asia is an outstanding guide to the history, people and culture of a vast region resonating with history and politics.
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