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Bell, Gertrude Lowthian

Summary: "A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia. One of the great woman adventurers of the twentieth century and the chief architect of British policy in the Middle East after World War I, Gertrude Bell turned her back on Victorian society to study at Oxford and travel the world. Mountaineer, archaeologist, Arabist, writer, poet, linguist, and spy, she dedicated her life to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BELL, GERTRUDE BEL

Summary: A true story of a trailblazing woman who found freedom in the faraway world of the Middle East. Gertrude Bell chafes against the stifling rigidity of life in turn-of-the-century England, leaving it behind for a chance to travel to Tehran. So begins her lifelong adventure across the Arab world, a journey marked by danger, a passionate affair with a British officer, and an encounter with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE QUE

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Summary: Told in the words of Gertrude Bell, an English explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat, recounts the events of her life that shaped the modern Middle East after World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LET

Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio, Agnes has come into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel just as the 1921 Peace Conference convenes, there historic luminaries invent the nations of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. As Agnes observes the tumultuous inner workings of nation-building, she is drawn more and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RUS