Cairo: The City Victorious

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Every great city deserves a book like this one: a sweeping chronicle by an author whose motives mix passion and bewilderment. Over the course of four and a half millennia, Cairo has eluded all who would try to pin it down, reinventing itself time and again: "It has survived countless invasions, booms and busts, famines, plagues, and calamities." Author Max Rodenbeck, a correspondent for the Economist, moved to Cairo as a 2 year old, and has spent a good portion of his professional life working there. He finds himself ...

Cairo: The City Victorious 2000, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679767275

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Cairo: The City Victorious 1999, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

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Cairo: The City Victorious 1999, Picador, London

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Cairo: The City Victorious 1998, Picador, London

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