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Dreamers of the A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio still reeling from the tragedies of the Great War and the influenza epidemic comes into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel site of the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference she meets Winston Churchill T. E. Lawrence and Lady Gertrude Bell. With her plainspoken American opinions she bes a sounding board for these historic luminaries who will in the space of a few days invent the nations of Iraq Syria Lebanon Israel and Jordan. While neither a pawn or a participant at the conference she is drawn into the geopolitical intrigue surrounding the conference. Dreamers of the Day (Reprint) (Paperback) by