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A flower in the desert

by Walter Satterthwait

  • 327 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Worldwide in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Private investigators,
  • Joshua Croft (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : St. Martin"s Press, 1992.

    StatementWalter Satterthwait
    SeriesWorldwide mystery
    The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p. ;
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24937317M
    ISBN 100373261349
    ISBN 109780373261345
    OCLC/WorldCa29425924

    Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad Waris Dirie, Author, Cathleen Miller, Author, Cathleen Miller, Joint Author William Morrow & Company $25 (p) ISBN The Flower in the Desert is successful in the UK, USA and in Italy, where as well as selling well to adults it was chosen as a sixth form school reader in the Belluno district in the north of the country ‘This book is astounding! I could not put it down, it is simply so pure and beautiful and heart opening!’.

      Buy a cheap copy of Flower of the Desert book by Roberta Leigh. Free shipping over $   “A Flower in the Desert is an illuminating teaching on awareness and selflessness, following in the provocative and creative tradition of Zen Master Bankei, Wei Wu Wei, and Douglas Harding. David Lang's prose is spare and elegant—the book is a delight to read.” —Joseph Goldstein, author of Insight Meditation/5().

      'Life is like a desert, you only regret the oasis you let pass.' Click to Tweet. Table of Contents. Desert Quotes. Desert Flower Quotes. Rain in the Desert Quotes. Desert Quotes on Love and Life “Maybe God created the desert so that man could appreciate the Author: Jeremy Mortis. Waris Dirie - Author and protagonist who escapes her Somali nomad life after finding out she has been placed in an arranged marriage; She eventually travels to London and becomes a world-renowned super model and human rights activist The Dirie Family - Waris has an extremely close-knit family unit as they all participate in contributing to the family's business of raising animals.


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