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  • Alone, he continued on, across the Gobi Desert, hitching rides sometimes with passing caravans.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • Only one nest had ever been found, in the Gobi Desert.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • But Gobi Aloo Sag is yellow, so I put red food coloring into it before I eat it.
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • The place was as still as a tomb and as blank as Gobi on a moonless night.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men

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  • THE desert was neither flat nor monotonous; nor was it like so many other deserts - the Gobi, the Steppes, or certain parts of the Sahara - featureless and devoid of colour.
    James Vance Marshall  --  Walkabout
  • With the dusty yellow winds from the Gobi, this was not easy to do.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • I walked from the Gobi Desert to this room in the To, Keung School.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Kitty Genovese might as well have been raped and killed in the Gobi Desert for all the help she received from her fellow man.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • England was cautioned that impact north of Dover Straits opposite London Estuary would cause disturbances far up Thames; Sovunion was given warning for Sea of Azov and had own grid defined; Great China was assigned grid in Siberia, Gobi Desert, and her far west—with offsets to avoid her historic Great Wall noted in loving detail.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • He had written back wryly that The Little School had been indefinitely — and perhaps infinitely — delayed between hand and page "in that interesting intellectual Gobi known as the writer’s block.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining

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  • Where it would grow, they introduced camel sage, onion grass, gobi feather grass, wild alfalfa, burrow bush, sand verbena, evening primrose, incense bush, smoke tree, creosote bush.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • I guess all bodyguards go to the same training school out in the Gobi Desert.) Anyway, as soon as Lars slammed the back door shut, he said "Drive," and the guy behind the wheel hit the gas.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • It’s typical north Indian fare, mounds of hot pink tandoori, aloo gobi in thick orange sauce.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • The main screen showed Taiyang Shen’s contrail wafting in the chilly Gobi sky.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • It all began in a caravan on the Gobi when the caravan head said, "I’ll bet my camel drivers can take you."
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • I could practically feel the graininess of yellow Gobi dust as my fingers picked through the wool.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • Take a trout from a mountain stream, put him into an aquarium in the Gobi desert or in the sewers below Montparnasse, and you still have a trout.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • I saw other fragments of bones thrown off the train like garbage, the tires of army trucks crushing them until the pieces were no bigger than grains of Gobi sand.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • And I make myself some Gobi Aloo Sag with red food coloring in it and some strawberry milk shake for a drink, and then I watch a video about the solar system and I play some computer games and I go to bed.
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • Then Father said, "I’ll stick one of those Gobi Aloo Sag things in the oven for you, OK?
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • I’ll never understand why our launch complex is in the middle of the Gobi Desert."
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
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