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North Africa and The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles (ENG 4 - Sato): Books

Resources for exploring the role of setting in The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles.

Books in the LPC Library

The list of books on this page are just a sampling of what is available in the LPC Library. 

Use the Library Catalog to search for other titles in the LPC and Chabot College collections. 

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Sample Search Terms:

  • Morocco
  • Sahara Desert
  • North Africa
  • French colonization
  • colonialism

Specialized Encyclopedias

Selected Book Titles - available for checkout

This is just a sample list of titles available from the Las Positas College Library. 

Use the library's catalog to locate additional titles. 

Books can be checked out using your LPC or Chabot student ID.

Call Numbers

The LPC Library, like most academic libraries, uses the Library of Congress classification system (LC). 

The following general LC call numbers/areas of the library are suggested for research:

DT - Africa

DS - Asia

DC - France

Other call numbers may be relevant, depending on the subject area.  Ask a librarian for assistance.

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