Blue Nile by Virginia Morell
Ethiopia's River of Magic and Mystery (Adventure Press)

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Offers an account of the author's experiences on a National Geographic expedition on the Blue Nile River through Ethiopia.

About Virginia Morell

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Virginia Morell is author of Ancestral Passions, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, Science, The New York Times Magazine, and many other publications. She lives in Oregon.
Published June 1, 2001 by National Geographic. 336 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Action & Adventure. Non-fiction

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She perceptively probes the intricacies of Ethiopian culture ("Secrets, intrigues, plots and counterplots riddle every social circle, and you soon learn to not necessarily believe everything you are told"), ancient history ("For their part, the Ethiopian emperors weren't above using the Blue Nile...

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a journey to be taken lightly --- many had perished in the river or.

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It is one of the two main tributaries of the Nile, the other being the White Nile that meets up with the Blue Nile in Khartoum, Sudan.

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