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Walking the Gobi: A 1600-Mile Trek Across a Desert of Hope and Despair by [Helen Thayer]

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"It's the stories of smugglers in the night, a camel temper tantrum that cost a week's worth of water, and sightings of a wild desert bear that make this book irresistible."--Deb Acord "Rocky Mountain News "

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HELEN THAYER has skied to the magnetic North Pole, lived among wolves in Alaska, kayaked in the Amazon, walked across the Sahara, and represented three countries as a track and field athlete. She is the author of Polar Dream and Three Among the Wolves and the recipient of countless awards. Thayer was named "One of the Great Explorers of the 20th Century" by National Geographic and is the president of Adventure Classroom, an international educational project.


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4.0 out of 5 stars Great Book - Frustrating Thinking.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Adventure.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Walking the Gogi- inspiring story
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Trek
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5.0 out of 5 stars Learning about the Gobi.
Reviewed in the United States on 18 September 2009
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another Helen Thayer amazing adventure
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