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A Winter in Arabia

by Freya Stark

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Recounts the late author's 1937-1938 expedition through the land now called Yemen, during which she and two companions spent a winter in search of an ancient South Arabian city and examined local business and social conduct as well as life behind the veil for women. Reprint.