The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky is a 1949 novel by Paul Bowles. The story centers on Port and Kit Moresby, a married couple originally from New York who travel to the North African desert accompanied by their friend Tunner. The journey, initially an attempt by Port and Kit to resolve their marital difficulties, is quickly made fraught by the travelers' ignorance of the dangers that surround them.

Genre
Fiction
Topics
beat generation, deserts, journeys, relationships, travel
Publisher
Flamingo
Author
Paul Bowles
Format
Paperback
ISBN
0586089322 (find on Amazon)

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