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Long Road to Baghdad von Collier, Catrin (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 01.08.2013
  • Verlag: Accent Press
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Long Road to Baghdad

Mesopotamia, 1914: in the Middle East tension is escalating between the British and the Arabs. Misfit Lieutenant Harry Downe is sent to negotiate a treaty with a renegade Bedouin Sheikh, Ibn Shalan, whose tribe is attacking enemy patrols in Iraq and cutting their oil pipelines.Greedy for arms, Shalan accepts British weapons but, in return, Harry must take his daughter Furja to be his bride.The secret marriage leads to a deep love, to the anger of Shalan and the disgust of Harrys fellow officers.But war is looming, and the horrors of the battlefield threaten to destroy Harrys newfound happiness, and change his life and that of his closest friends for ever.Long Road to Baghdad is a vivid, moving, historically accurate account of a conflict between East and Western Empires, based on the wartime exploits of war hero Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Leachman.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 01.08.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781909840836
    Verlag: Accent Press
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