By: RICCIARDI, Lorenzo CHATWIN, Bruce RICCIARDI, Mirella
Viking, New York, 1981,:
Seller ID: 22007
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo. The Voyage of the Mir-El-Lah. Photographs by Mirella Ricciardi. New York: Viking Press, (1981). Pp 256. Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth spine. Toy 1123. Foreword by Bruce Chatwin. "With panache and verve, Lorenzo Ricciardi tells the story of his dream of sailing in a dhow, and of how that dream came true on a voyage from the head of the Arabian Gulf to the coast of East Africa. Political turmoil, shark spearing, earthquakes, anderupting volcanoes all enliven the saga, as does unwelcome intrusion by th e Iranian secret police, Yemeni guerrilas, and Somali commissars" -... View More...