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    DescriptionWilfred Thesiger is the last of the great British eccentric explorers, renowned for his travels through some of the most inaccessible places on earth. As a child in Abyssinia he watched the glorious armies of Ras Tafari returning from hand-to-hand battle, their prisoners in chains; at the age of 23 he made his first expedition into the country of the Danakil, a murderous race among whom a man's status in the tribe depended on the number of men he had killed and castrated. His books, "Arabian Sands" and "The Marsh Arabs," tell of his two sojourns in the Empty Quarter and the Marshes of Southern Iraq. In this autobiography, Wilfred Thesiger highlights the people who most profoundly influenced him and the events which enabled him to lead the life of his choice.


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    Title
    The Life of My Choice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wilfred Thesiger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 492
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 766 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393334258
    ISBN 10: 0393334252
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    LC classification: CT
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    B&T Approval Code: A19200000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO023000
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    DC21: 910.924
    Thema V1.0: DNB, RGR
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, ports., maps
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    30 January 1988
    Publication City/Country
    New York