THE ROAD TO BEERSHEBA by MANNIN, Ethel

THE ROAD TO BEERSHEBA

Edition: First printing.

London: Hutchinson, 1963. Octavo, orange boards. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has minute rubbing to spine tips, light yellowing to rear panel, else fine, flap price intact. A novel of "the exodus from the small Palestinian town of Lydda, which was occupied by Israeli troops in the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, when, with the refugees from Ramleh and the surrounding villages, some hundred thousand people, mainly women, children, and old men - the young having been rounded up - trekked through the burning wilderness to Ramallah, which was in Arab hands. Thousands died of sunstroke, exhaustion, and thirst." - jacket.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 31990
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