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"[Allah's Garden] is a sad reminder of the cost of war in Western Sahara.... Hollowell's powerful narrative...is an excellent account of a humanitarian disaster...." -- James Sater, author of Morocco: Challenges to Tradition and Modernity
"Hollowell deserves kudos.... There are many reasons to read Allah's Garden: It's a fast-paced and well-written adventure story with few equals, especially as it's true. The warmth of the regard between author and subject is a palpable presence, effusing the reading experience with a tenderness uncommon in such stories...bringing readers more global awareness." -- New Spirit Journal
"Allah's Garden...uses many strategies that make a war tale both gripping and bearable. The build of tension...is well extended, keeping the reader on chair-edge. With an exquisite sense of balance, Hollowell manages to tell everything without tarrying too lengthily in gory or painful details. The book is a tour de force of blending authenticity with grace and taste." -- North West Prime Time
"[Allah's Garden] is a harrowing tale of the fate of more than 1700 Moroccans held as POWs...[it] is told with great sensitivity." -- Helen Ranger, author of Fez Encounter (Lonely Planet)
"A real page-turner... very psychologically astute. The images stick with the reader well beyond the pages." -- Café du Livre, Morocco
"[The main character] could be a tragic figure, given the suffering, but due to his persistence, kindness, and courage, this is an inspiring book." -- Ariele Huff, Seattle-based columnist & editor
ABOUT THE BOOK:
A former volunteer's riveting story of dire hardship, faith, and human courage, Allah's Garden focuses on a Moroccan doctor's 25-year imprisonment in the Sahara interwoven with the author's own adventures (and misadventures) in Morocco. For those who are traveling to Morocco and/or those who want to learn a little more about the country, its history, culture, politics, amazing destinations, and contrasting landscapes all combined into an unforgettable narrative, this book delivers.
Hailing from Hoosier land (Indiana) and residing in Morocco, North Africa, Thomas Hollowell is the author of Allah's Garden, a true account of a Moroccan doctor held for 25 years in the Sahara Desert. Traveling well over 35 countries and territories, Thomas Hollowell continues to deliver engaging stories from across the globe to his readership.
Also by Thomas Hollowell: "The Everything Travel Guide to Ireland"
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Descripción Tales Press, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería INGM9780964142398
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