Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California. by Richard F. Burton ...” as Want to Read:
The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California. by Richard F. Burton ...
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California. by Richard F. Burton ...

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  27 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
The British explorer Sir Richard F. Burton (1821 90) was a colourful and often controversial character. A talented linguist and keen ethnologist, he first gained celebrity for his adventurous 1853 trip to Mecca, conducted under the disguise of a pilgrim. He remains famous for his translation (with the British orientalist Forster Fitzgerald Arbuthnot) of The Kama Sutra (188 ...more
Paperback, 596 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by University of Michigan Library (first published 1899)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

Be the first to ask a question about The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California. by Richard F. Burton ...

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-53)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
marce
rated it it was amazing
Jul 20, 2010
Shawn
rated it liked it
Apr 23, 2012
Olivier Cheneviere
rated it really liked it
Aug 26, 2015
Jim
rated it really liked it
Apr 07, 2009
Benjamin
rated it really liked it
Feb 18, 2013
Erin
rated it did not like it
Apr 14, 2015
Peggy
rated it it was amazing
Sep 20, 2011
Avis Black
rated it liked it
Feb 26, 2008
Tom glenn
rated it really liked it
Oct 29, 2014
Jim O'Donnell
rated it it was amazing
Dec 13, 2007
Allie
rated it really liked it
Aug 14, 2008
Natalie
rated it really liked it
Mar 24, 2008
Chad
rated it really liked it
May 12, 2008
Leslie
rated it it was amazing
Aug 18, 2011
Scott Campbell
rated it really liked it
Nov 20, 2014
S.
rated it liked it
Sep 04, 2012
John  Ervin
rated it it was amazing
Aug 31, 2009
Rich
rated it liked it
Oct 30, 2008
Laura Larson
rated it liked it
Feb 06, 2012
Susan
rated it liked it
Apr 21, 2009
Robert Garrard
rated it really liked it
Mar 23, 2013
Brad Thompson
rated it it was amazing
Dec 23, 2009
Randal
rated it really liked it
Feb 20, 2015
Pablo Fernando
rated it it was amazing
Feb 24, 2017
Therese Vannier
rated it really liked it
Feb 06, 2014
Mitch
rated it liked it
Apr 09, 2010
Scott Campbell
rated it really liked it
May 23, 2013
James
marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2011
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2016
Shelly
marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2008
Stacy
marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2008
Steve
added it
Apr 05, 2009
Jonathan
marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2010
Dylan
marked it as to-read
Sep 22, 2010
Bruno Oliveira
marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2012
Tim
marked it as to-read
May 21, 2012
Carol
marked it as to-read
Jun 23, 2012
Gwern
marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2012
Frank
is currently reading it
Aug 05, 2012
Chris
marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2012
Bill
is currently reading it
Sep 09, 2012
Chuck Skorupski
marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2012
Jaybee
marked it as to-read
Sep 27, 2012
Keith
marked it as to-read
Nov 09, 2012
R Kulik
marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2013
Crystal
marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2013
Kristin
marked it as to-read
Feb 01, 2013
Wm.
marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2013
Mario
marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2013
Neddal
marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
4197526
Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS was a British geographer, explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia, Africa and the Americas as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European, Asian, and Af ...more
More about Richard Francis Burton...

Share This Book