An impassioned story of Libyan Bedouins, and an Arab race horse, adds another to this author's collection of books with...

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SIDI, BOY OF THE DESERT

An impassioned story of Libyan Bedouins, and an Arab race horse, adds another to this author's collection of books with unusual backgrounds (see Constancia Lona, Little Giant of the North etc.). Sidi's father Ali, who drives a caravan, was a former master at the racing stables of Prince Mohammed in Cairo and was willed the mare, Yasmin, on the Prince's death. With Yasmin's foal Zilfan Sidi and his father hope to make their fortune racing, but their desires clash with those of wicked Mahmoud, the Prince's nephew, determined to get Zilfan back into his own stables. Many a chase across the desert, over a period of three years while Zilfan is trained in hiding, and the more thrilling side of Arab life as it is depicted here, make a romantically styled adventure.

Pub Date: Sept. 26, 1956

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Winston

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1, 1956