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The Oblivion Seekers: And Other Writings

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Stories and journal notes by an extraordinary young woman—adventurer and traveler, Arabic scholar, Sufi mystic and adept of the Djillala cult.

Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904) was an explorer who lived and traveled extensively throughout North Africa. She wrote of her travels in numerous books and French newspapers, including Nouvelles Algériennes [Algerian News] (1905), Dans l'Ombre Chaude de l'Islam [In the Hot Shade of Islam] (1906), and Les journaliers [The Day Laborers] (1922).

Paul Bowles has taped and translated numerous strange legends and lively stories recounted by Mrabet: Love with a Few Hairs (novel), The Lemon (novel), The Boy Who Set Fire (stories), Harmless Poisons, Blameless Sins (stories), The Beach Café and Look and Move On (autobiography), and The Big Mirror (novella).

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ISBN:
9780872860827
Translator:
Bowles, Paul
Author:
Bowles, Paul
Author:
Eberhardt, Isabelle
Publisher:
City Lights Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Algeria
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
World History-Africa
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.2 in 4.5 oz

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