The Monk of Mokha

A Novel


The Monk of Mokha
From the best-selling author of The Circle - the gripping true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he becomes fascinated with the rich history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San Francisco and travels deep into his ancestral home to tour terraced farms high in the country's rugged mountains. He collects samples and organizes farmers and is on the verge of success when civil war engulfs the country. Saudi bombs rain down, the U.S. embassy closes, and Mokhtar has to find a way out of Yemen with only his hopes on his back. The Monk of Mokha is the story of this courageous and visionary young man following the most American of dreams.
Eigenschappen
ISBN/EAN9781101971444
AuteurEggers, Dave
UitgeverVintage US
TaalEngels
UitvoeringPaperback / gebrocheerd
Pagina's352
Lengte203 mm
Breedte132 mm
Dikte19 mm
Gewicht246 gr
Verschenen01-01-2019

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