Books In Search of King Solomon's Mines by Tahir Shah Paperback, 240 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $13.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleIn Search of King Solomon's MinesAuthorTahir Shah Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary The author recounts his journey into Ethiopia in search of the gold mines of the biblical King Solomon, a quest that brought him to the sites of a cliff-face monastery, the churches of Lalibela, and the cursed mountain of Tullu Wallel. Reprint. Genres: Travel Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about In Search of King Solomon's Mines Books Books for Armchair Travel and Adventure February 12, 2007 It's winter, which may make you feel like you want to go on a journey. Maybe you're actually planning one, or perhaps just wishing for an adventure. Librarian Nancy Pearl suggests a stack of travel books that will send you on journeys across distance and time. Books for Armchair Travel and Adventure Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/7108840/7318984" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'In Search of King Solomon's Mines' February 6, 2007 Read an excerpt from In Search of King Solomon's Mines by Tahir Shah.