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A Woman in Arabia

The Writings of the Queen of the Desert

by Gertrude Bell and Georgina Howell

Paperback, 272 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $17 |

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A Woman in Arabia
Subtitle
The Writings of the Queen of the Desert
Author
Gertrude Bell and Georgina Howell

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A Woman in Arabia collects the letters and writings of Gertrude Bell: Mountaineer, archaeologist, Arabist, writer, poet, linguist and spy who was instrumental in the creation of Iraq.