The monk of Mokha

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A gripping, triumphant adventure" (Los Angeles Times ) from bestselling author Dave Eggers, the incredible 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 discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San Francisco and travels deep into his ancestral homeland to tour terraced farms high in the country's rugged mountains and meet beleaguered but determined farmers. But when war engulfs the country and Saudi bombs rain down, Mokhtar has to find a way out of Yemen without sacrificing his dreams or abandoning his people.
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9781101971444
9781101947319
9780735205772
9780735205802
9780525595380
9781101947326
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960L
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subject_facet Alkhanshali, Mokhtar, Alkhanshali, Mokhtar -- Travel -- Yemen (Republic), Audiobooks, Biographies, Businesspeople -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography, Coffee industry -- California -- San Francisco, Coffee industry -- Yemen (Republic), Large type books, Travel writing, Yemeni Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography
title_display The monk of Mokha
title_full The Monk of Mokha, The monk of Mokha / Dave Eggers, The monk of Mokha / by Dave Eggers
title_short The monk of Mokha
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topic_facet Alkhanshali, Mokhtar, Biography & Autobiography, Businesspeople, Coffee industry, History, Nonfiction, Travel, Yemeni Americans