Caravans Author:James A. Michener The place: Afghanistan — The assignment: To find a missing American girl whose parents have not heard from her since her impetuous marriage to a young Afghan engineer. — The girl was Ellen Jaspar. She was beautiful, daring and bright. and fed up with being the pampered obedient daughter of middle-class parents. Ellen wanted something more out of l... more »ife than they could offer; she wanted to be free to do her thing. No one knew what that was. but it took her to a remote and primitive land. and that land had swallowed her up. Or so it seemed.
Here is dramatic hair-raising adventure, alive with extraordinary people. As only he can, Michener brings the strange and exotic world of the Middle East to vibrant life in this colorful and suspenseful novel.« less