By Norman Lewis
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This is a suite of essays that the nice shuttle author penned from numerous destinations over a multi-decade interval. Lewis died on the age of ninety five in 2003 and was once traveling --- and writing --- until eventually close to the very finish of his existence. again within the early days of his profession as a journalist, Westerners seldom visited a few of these locations (Yemen, Paraguay, Soviet Union, etc.) that he covers during this booklet. His past books approximately Southeast Asia ("A Dragon Apparent" and "Golden Earth") are specially interesting for his or her observations of nations equivalent to Burma and Cambodia. As continually, Lewis has an astute eye for element and the power to work out the large photo. in a single relatively penetrating essay during this assortment, Lewis comes throughout a doubtful crew of missionaries in Venezuela who're trying to "convert" a primitive tribe to Christianity, and within the procedure wean them from their conventional lifestyle. unfortunately, in fact, such missionaries are nonetheless allowed to spew their poison world wide. shall we use extra writers like Lewis who query --- and problem --- such harmful practices. This selection of essays give you the reader with many strong examples of Norman Lewis' go back and forth writing variety.
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A Voyage By Dhow by Norman Lewis