AudryT's Reviews > Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia

Desert Queen by Janet Wallach
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Mar 03, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: fem-author

The only reason I'm leaving off a star is that I read this ten years ago, so I can't assess it as well as a book I read yesterday. I remember that I loved reading about this woman, who had, well, balls of brass. There was nothing she wouldn't or couldn't do, back in the day when most women were expected to sit back and do as they were told. A great read!

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Started Reading
January 1, 1998 – Finished Reading
March 3, 2011 – Shelved
August 25, 2017 – Shelved as: fem-author

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