Sahara by Paolo Novaresio
An Immense Ocean of Sand

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The Sahara Desert is not just a wasteland of sand and sun, but a teeming wilderness. Sahara: An Immense Ocean of Sand tells the story of the world's largest desert, documenting the culture, history, environment, people, and animals of this massive region. 500 bold, full-color photographs and illustrations, including startling photographs from space and candid shots of indigenous peoples, help tell the story of this expansive territory.
 

About Paolo Novaresio

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Photojournalist Paolo Novaresio has dedicated the past twenty years to world travel; after extensive trips throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Nepal, he now devotes his time entirely to Africa. He writes for many newspapers and magazines on the history and civilizations of Africa and is the author of several books, including Men Towards the Unknown and Sahara. Michael Yamashita has combined his two passions--photography and travel--as a regular contributor to "National Geographic" since 1979. He has received numerous awards, including the National Press Photographers Association Pictures of the Year Competition, and an award from the New York Art Director's Club. He is the author of Marco Polo (White Star, 2005). Gianni Guadalupi has worked for many years compiling anthologies on literature pertaining to travel. He has written numerous books on the culture of travel for White Star.
 
Published May 1, 2003 by Thunder Bay Press. 300 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Travel. Non-fiction