Following in the footsteps of the few who have trod the Gobi desert, the author relives its extraordinary history and portrays the world's last great wildernessin all its variety.This is an extremely rich book which uses firsthand experiences of travelling in Mongolia for two months with nomads, herdsman, and paloentologists to relive the past of this extraordinary wilderness, and to explore the Gobi as it is today.
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John Man is the author of Jungle Nomads of Ecuador, an account of an Amazonian Indian tribe with whom he lived for two years, and The Survival of Jan Little. His work in television includes a 6-part Channel 4 documentary on human endurance, and for Radio 4 he has made a series on survivors, the second part of which will be broadcast in 1996. He is married to the playwright, Timberlake Wertenbaker.
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Descrizione libro Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1997. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0297818597