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The Sheltering Sky

(1949)
A novel by

 
 
American novelist and short-story writer, poet, translator, classical music composer, and filmscorer Paul Bowles has lived as an expatriate for more than 40 years in the North African nation of Morocco, a country that reaches into the vast and inhospitable Sahara Desert. The desert is itself a character in The Sheltering Sky, the most famous of Bowles' books, which is about three young Americans of the postwar generation who go on a walkabout into Northern Africa's own arid heart of darkness. In the process, the veneer of their lives is peeled back under the author's psychological inquiry.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

April 2008 : UK Hardback

Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-7206-1315-9 / 978-0-7206-1315-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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July 1981 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-7206-0587-3 / 978-0-7206-0587-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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October 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky, 50th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-06-019916-4 / 978-0-06-019916-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Ecco Press / HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sheltering Sky, The
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-06-235148-6 / 978-0-06-235148-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: EccoPress
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky (Penguin Red Classics)
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-14-102342-2 / 978-0-14-102342-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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September 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-06-083482-X / 978-0-06-083482-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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January 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-14-118777-8 / 978-0-14-118777-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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February 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles, Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 0-14-118191-5 / 978-0-14-118191-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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March 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-88001-582-9 / 978-0-88001-582-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco Press
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1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-586-08932-2 / 978-0-586-08932-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky: A Film by Bernardo Bertolucci: Filmscript
Author(s): Bernardo Bertolucci, Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-356-19579-1 / 978-0-356-19579-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribners Macdonald
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November 1990 : USA Paperback

Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-679-73265-9 / 978-0-679-73265-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage, 1990
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March 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-679-72979-8 / 978-0-679-72979-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
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ISBN: 0-685-48186-7 / 978-0-685-48186-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Books
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May 1983 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-586-05620-3 / 978-0-586-05620-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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March 1978 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sheltering Sky (Neglected Books of the Twentieth Century)
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-912946-43-1 / 978-0-912946-43-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Natl Book Network
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April 1969 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sheltering Sky, The
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 0-14-002947-8 / 978-0-14-002947-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

September 2014 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 1-4915-3950-X / 978-1-4915-3950-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio CD
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September 2014 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 1-4915-3951-8 / 978-1-4915-3951-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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July 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Sheltering Sky (Classic Collection (Brilliance Audio))
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 1-4805-5988-1 / 978-1-4805-5988-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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July 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Sheltering Sky (Classic Collection (Brilliance Audio))
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 1-4805-6002-2 / 978-1-4805-6002-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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July 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Sheltering Sky, The (The Classic Collection)
Author(s): Paul Bowles
ISBN: 1-4805-6016-2 / 978-1-4805-6016-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
Publisher: Audible Studios
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May 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
Publisher: Audible Studios
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2006 : Australia Audio Cassette
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Title: THE SHELTERING SKY
Author(s): PAUL BOWLES
ISBN: 0-642-55887-6 / 978-0-642-55887-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: ABC AUDIO
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Kindle Editions

February 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Sheltering Sky (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Paul Bowles
Publisher: Penguin
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December 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Sheltering Sky
Author(s): Paul Bowles
Publisher: Ecco
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