In 1326, Ibn Battuta began a pilgrimage to Mecca that ended 27 years and 75,000 miles later. His engrossing account of that journey provides vivid scenes from Morocco, southern Russia, India, China, and elsewhere. "Essential reading . . . the ultimate in real life adventure stories." -History in Review.Ibn Battuta is the author of 'Travels Of Ibn Battuta In The Near East, Asia And Africa, 1325-1354 ', published 2004 under ISBN 9780486437651 and ISBN 0486437655.