Cities Of Salt

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Place of Publication: London Date of Publication: 1988 Language: English ISBN: 978-0224025980 Number of Copies: 1 Author: Munif, Abdelrahman 2nd Author: Theroux, Peter

The first English translation of a major Arab writer’s novel that reveals the lifestyle and beliefs of a Bedouin tribe in the 1930s. Set in an unnamed Persian Gulf kingdom, the story tells of the cultural confrontation between American oilmen and a poor oasis community.