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Old 06-09-2019, 06:10 PM
 
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He wrote one of the few travel books I've read, the wonderful "Baghdad Without a Map."


https://www.washingtonpost.com/local...=.aec5e904b05e

https://www.thenation.com/article/am...-tony-horwitz/


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/b...y-horwitz.html
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Old 06-10-2019, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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Very sad news. I enjoyed most of his books.
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Old 06-10-2019, 09:59 AM
 
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I LOVED "Baghdad without a Map". If you like this genre I also recommend anything by Paul Theroux ("The Friendly Isles of Oceania", "The Old Patagonian Express").

What a shock to his family and friends.
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Old 06-10-2019, 01:07 PM
 
Location: Gallatin, TN
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Great author gone way before his time.
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Old 06-13-2019, 07:48 AM
 
Location: 2 blocks from bay in L.I, NY
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Iíd been given the book last year and just finished it a few weeks ago. I thoroughly enjoyed the book as I laughed my way through it. Had never heard of Tony nor the book before. Iím sorry to hear of his death and appreciative of his candid and humorous writing style. Iíll never go to any Middle Eastern or African country solo.
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