Wounded Tigris : A River Journey through the Cradle of Civilisation by Leon McCarron 9781472156211

Wounded Tigris : A River Journey through the Cradle of Civilisation


Embark on a captivating odyssey along the fabled Tigris River, the cradle of ancient civilizations. In "Wounded Tigris," Leon McCarron takes you on an unforgettable journey, navigating the winding waters that once nurtured the dawn of human culture. Through vivid storytelling and meticulous research, he unravels the intricate tapestry of history, ecology, and politics that intertwine along this iconic waterway. From the lush marshlands to the arid deserts, witness firsthand the threats that imperil this once-mighty river and the resilient communities that call its banks home. Brimming with adventure and insight, this book is a poignant exploration of what it means to preserve our shared heritage and a rallying cry for the preservation of the Tigris, the lifeblood of Mesopotamia.

Leon McCarron is a renowned adventurer, writer, and filmmaker with a passion for uncovering the untold stories of the world's most remote regions. His expeditions have taken him from the frozen tundra of the Arctic to the searing deserts of the Middle East, where he has forged deep connections with local communities and gained a profound understanding of the delicate balance between human civilization and the natural world.

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