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By Robyn Davidson

ISBN-10: 0670840777

ISBN-13: 9780670840779

The writer of Tracks presents a desirable account of a 12 months spent in northwest India with a wandering tribe referred to as the Rabari, whose conventional migratory direction has mostly disappeared as a result of new political limitations, atomic try websites, and irrigation. 25,000 first printing.

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