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Against the desert

Against the desert

stories by writers of Soviet Turkmenia

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Published by Foreign Languages Pub. House in Moscow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turkmen fiction (Russian) -- Translations into English.,
  • English fiction.,
  • Turkmen authors (Russian)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[translated from the Russian by Fainna Glagoleva].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL334.Z95 E5 1960z
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1041533M
    LC Control Number93239381
    OCLC/WorldCa4850517

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      Against the backdrop of the polluted Salton Sea, Investigative Reporter Jonathan Bruckheimer is challenged to prove the existence of an old, land-locked Spanish galleon that many believe is the ghost ship of the desert. It is rumored to contain a large treasure trove of rare black pearls. Complication arise when Looney, a Native American Indian, who is instrumental to this quest, is . I love the desert, I lived in Israel for years before coming here and I visit Vegas regularly in July, I love C and sun. Give me sun every day. Don’t care for trees, greenery is overrated, don’t care for gardening. Desert landscaping solves the issue of backyard maintenance. Put a rock and you’re done.

    He was a cold-hearted bandit with the power to imprison her Maria disguises herself as a helper boy when Zain, the black-hearted, demonically handsome bandit attacks their prosperous town in the middle of the Arabian Desert and claims it as his own, naming himself sheikh, in search of its riches and treasures and a secret goal precious to his dark heart. Ali and his father are traveling by camel through the Sahara Desert to market, when a sandstorm whips up out of nowhere, separating them. Alone in the desert with his camel, Ali comes upon a Berber and his grandson, Abdul and Youssef. They share their food and water, and late in the evening Abdul tells the boys tales of his warrior days. The next morning, Ali must decide whether to accompany.


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