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Author Kropf, John W.

Title Unknown sands : journeys around the world's most isolated country / [John W. Kropf].

Imprint Houston, Tex. : Dusty Spark Pub., c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    915.85 KRO    Available
Description xiii, 209 p. : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209)
Contents Death or slavery -- Ashgabat : welcome to a closed land -- Red carpets in the bazaar -- Ancient Merv : the heart of the Silk Road -- In the footsteps of Alexander -- Two hours beyond the end of the earth -- Crossing the Oxus -- On the trail of saints and Russians -- Taliban neighbor -- Home by way of dinosaur tracks. Epilogue.
Subject Kropf, John W.
Kropf, John W. -- Travel -- Turkmenistan.
Turkmen -- Social life and customs.
Deserts -- Turkmenistan
Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Turkmenistan.
Turkmenistan -- Description and travel.
Turkmenistan -- Social life and customs.
Turkmenistan -- Historical geography.
Turkmenistan -- History
Ashkhabad (Turkmenistan) -- Description and travel.
Asia, Central -- Description and travel
Added Title Journeys around the world's most isolated country
ISBN 0976356511

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