Tuesday, June 15, 2010

A lot of bang for a book

Egypt Today (Michael Kaput)

Got a trust fund you just can’t spend quickly enough? Then consider the latest venture by Dr. Zahi Hawass, head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. If you thought asking LE 200 for the trademark fedora sported by Egypt’s self-styled ‘Indiana Jones’ was a bit much, hold on to your family heirlooms. Hawass’ new book, A Secret Voyage, sports a price tag of LE 22,000.

So what exactly does LE 22,000 bring to your library?

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