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    • The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

    • Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East
    • By: Adam Valen Levinson
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Armed only with college Arabic and restless curiosity, Adam Valen Levinson set out to "learn about the world 9/11 made us fear." From a base in globalized and sterilized Abu Dhabi, he sets out to lunch in Taliban territory in Afghanistan, travels under the watchful eye of Aleppo's secret police, risks shipwreck en route to Somalia, investigates Yazidi beliefs in a sacred cave, cliff-dives in Oman, celebrates New Year's Eve in Tahrir Square, and, at every turn, discovers a place that matches not at all with its reputation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting journey

    • By Rishi Tiwari on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $30.09