Writer, Editor, and communicator in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Robert W. Lebling is a native of Bethesda, Maryland, USA. He graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Politics and a Certificate in Anthropology. He did masters graduate studies at the University of Chicago. He has worked as a journalist in Cairo, Beirut, Jiddah, London and Washington, DC. He is a writer/editor and communications specialist, with extensive experience working in the energy and chemical industries in Saudi Arabia. He is the author of three recent books: 1) The Anomaly: A Novel of the Empty Quarter (CreateSpace, 2015). http://www.amazon.com/Anomaly-Robert-Lebling-ebook/dp/B00S9XKKUK/2) Legends of the Fire Spirits: Jinn and Genies from Arabia to Zanzibar by Robert Lebling (London: I.B.Tauris, 2010 (hb) and 2014 (pb); Berkeley, Calif.: Counterpoint Press, 2011 (pb)). http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jinn-Legends-Spirits-Arabia-Zanzibar/dp/1845119932/(3) Natural Remedies of Arabia by Robert W. Lebling and Donna Pepperdine (London: Stacey International, 2006 (hb)). http://www.amazon.com/Natural-Remedies-Arabia-Robert-Lebling/dp/1905299028/ The hunting falcon is named Habbat ("Swooper") and he belongs to Rashid Al-Marri of Saudi Arabia.