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- Viajeros Contemporáneos
SILK ROAD TO RUIN
WHY CENTRAL ASIA IS THE NEXT MIDDLE EAST
Part graphic novel travelog, part tongue-in-cheek travel guide, here are the adventures of caustic cartoonist Rall in the wild and wooly central Asian countries, a powder keg sitting on tomorrows oil... Combines articles with comics chapters relating his experiences retracing the old legendary Silk Road starting with the sublime history of China and ending in the absurdity of the petty dictatorships of the The Stans where Rall had the temerity -or was it blustery stupidity?- to go back, including once with a group of listeners to his radio show, on a dare. Its exotic adventure, satire and a fun way to find out more about a part of the world that looms in importance with its immense reserves of oil...