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Boring and impossible to understand what the author is trying convey in this poorly written book. Gave up and never finished it. -- Complete waste of my money and reading time.Published 1 month ago by Jean
A woman rowing down the Nile written in clean but descriptive prose with historical references pleases my senses and mind.Published 1 month ago by Kk
A good adventure (on a realistic scale) and social comentary on rural Egyptian society. A capable woman in both fitness and in firmness, she wends her way through a disapproving... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael the Traveler
This is a cute little true adventure book about a lone American woman who is a rowling enthusiast, wants to row down the Nile River from its source to the mouth. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Diana K Waters
Why anyone one would consider doing this regardless of sex is strange-- but for a woman to do this is beyond "strange" considering the culture she faced. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Gadfly
As a long time sea kayaker I can relate to being on the water in a far off land. This book relates to the joy and fear of strange places and people. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Marco Martin
I fully enjoyed every moment of this well written tale, from the reflections of the current day characters and environment to the exploration of other great memoir writers of the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mimi Balsamo
I rated it 5 stars since you learn a lot about the Egyptian culture and the way women are treated there. Read morePublished 8 months ago by christine a stunkard
Well written experience that often balanced adventure with an even mixture of fear.
The amount of prejudice for an unknown culture is unfortunate, but redeemed later to... Read more