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Full moon over Noah's ark : an odyssey to Mount Ararat and beyond / Rick Antonson.

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Butler Public Library - Butler 915.66 ANT (Text) 73174005027863 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon 956.626 ANT (Text) 30653006337927 New Adult NoN Fic Checked out 11/07/2016
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County 956.626 ANT (Text) 78731000493334 New Material In process -
 In memory of Dan Robinson: by William Breck [ wp 2016-09-26 @ SHCPLSC ]
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 956.62 Antonson (Text) 78292000354383 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781510705654
  • ISBN: 1510705651
  • Physical Description: xiii, 382 pages : black and white illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016]

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General Note: Includes an excerpt from "To Timbuktu for a haircut".
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Forbidden Mountain -- The Bosporus Strait -- Whirling Dervish -- The Van Gölü Express -- . Women of Ararat -- Turkish Honeycomb -- Taking Tea with Van Cats -- Doubayazıt -- Base Camp -- The Mountain of Pain -- Final Ascent -- Walking Bones -- Turkish Bath -- The Lost Ship of Noah -- Fish Lake -- The buried book -- Kurdish Lands -- The Trans Asia Express -- The Unfinished Quest -- Mother of the World -- Afterword -- Chronology -- Appendix.
Summary, etc.: "Acclaimed travel writer Rick Antonson sets his adventurous compass on Mount Ararat, exploring the region's long history, religious mysteries, and complex politics. Mount Ararat is the most fabled mountain in the world. For millennia this massif in eastern Turkey has been rumored as the resting place of Noah's Ark following the Great Flood. But it also plays a significant role in the longstanding conflict between Turkey and Armenia. Author Rick Antonson joined a five-member expedition to the mountain's nearly 17,000-foot summit, trekking alongside a contingent of Armenians, for whom Mount Ararat is the stolen symbol of their country. Antonson weaves vivid historical anecdote with unexpected travel vignettes, whether tracing earlier mountaineering attemptson the peak, recounting the genocide of Armenians and its unresolved debate, or depicting the Kurds' ambitions for their own nation's borders, which some say should include Mount Ararat. What unfolds in Full Moon Over Noah's Ark is one man's odyssey, a tale told through many stories. Starting with the flooding of the Black Sea in 5500 BCE, through to the Epic of Gilgamesh and the contrasting narratives of the Great Flood known to followers of the Judaic, Christian and Islamic religions, Full Moon Over Noah's Ark takes readers along with Antonson through the shadows and broad landscapes of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Armenia, shedding light on a troubled but fascinating area of the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ararat, Mount (Turkey) > Description and travel.
Antonson, Rick, 1949- > Travel > Turkey > Ararat, Mount.
Mountaineering > Turkey > Ararat, Mount.
Ararat, Mount, Region (Turkey) > Description and travel.
Ararat, Mount, Region (Turkey) > History.
Ararat, Mount, Region (Turkey) > Ethnic relations.

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