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Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass by Isak Dinesen
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Out of Africa is Karin Blixen's love letter to the country she called home for nearly 20 years. Arriving in British East Africa (now Kenya) from Denmark in 1914, Blixen--Isak Dinesen was her pen name--was immediately seduced by the landscape of the Ngong hill country, not to mention the animals and people who inhabited it. Her descriptions bring this wonderland...


Kilimanjaro & Mount Kenya: A Climbing and Trekking Guide by Cameron M. Burns
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Pre-trip planning, finding and hiring outfitters, and thorough information on dozens of trails are included in this comprehensive guide to the 30 top climbing and trekking routes on Mount Kilimanjaro and her sister peak, Mount Kenya color insert. 30 b&w photos.

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African Nights : True Stories from the Author of I Dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann
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Gallmann's collection of true stories of her life in the Kenyan Highlands reads like a novel. One story flows into the next as Gallmann writes of her interactions with the Kenyan people, other European farmers, and African animals. Central to the stories are the customs and rituals of the Kenyan tribes: the offering of cattle for courtship of a daughter, rain dance...


Lonely Planet Kenya (Kenya, 5th Ed) by Joseph Bindloss, Tom Parkinson, Matt Fletcher, Lonely Planet, Joe Bindloss
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Text: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Ghosts of Tsavo: Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa by Philip Caputo, Phillip Caputo
Publisher : National Geographic
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In a reasoned, researched account, Caputo (A Rumor of War; Horn of Africa; etc.) lays out the myths and scientific evidence surrounding a variety of maneless male lions in East Africa that prey on human beings. Two such lions gained infamy in 1898 when they devoured well over 100 Indian and African workers enlisted by the British to help construct a bridge...


The Rough Guide to Kenya by Richard Trillo, Rough Guides
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Adventure Travel, March/April 2000, UK
I found the Rough Guide far better [than the Lonely Planet guide] with more up-to-date info. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Fodor's Kenya and Tanzania, 1st Edition : The Guide for All Budgets Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore On and Off the BeatenPath by Fodor's
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No matter what your budget or whether it's your first trip or fifteenth, Fodor's Gold Guides get you where you want to go. In this completely up-to-date guide our experts who live in Kenya and Tanzania give you the inside track, showing you all the things to see and do -- from must-see sights to off-the-beaten-path adventures, from shopping to outdoor fun. Fodor...


Life Through a Different Lens: Reflections and Lessons from the Horn of Africa by Ward Brehm
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Ward is founder and chairman of THE BREHM GROUP, INC., a multimillion dollar independent insurance consulting firm. Africa captured his soul as a reluctant participant in a 1993 mission trip. In a dozen subsequent trips he is dedicated to building bridges between the US government and East African leadership. Ward is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, he...


Jambo, Mama by Melinda Atwood
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Adventuring in East Africa: The Sierra Club Travel Guide to the Great Safaris of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Eastern Zaire, and Uganda by Allen Bechky
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A comprehensive guide to the adventures and pleasures of East Africa--a region boasting incredible scenic wonders, a rich tapestry of peoples and history, and some of the best wildlife viewing in the world. Illustrated.

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Surgeon on safari by Paul J. Jorden
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Insight Guide Kenya (Insight Guide Kenya, 4th Revised) by Jeffery Pike, Insight Guides
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One of over 400 titles in the Insight series,

Insight Guide Kenya. This 338-page book includes a section detailing Kenya's history, 13 features covering aspects of the country's life and culture, ranging from the meanest beasts of the bush to the produce on offer at City Market, a region by region visitor's guide to the sights, and a comprehensive Travel Tips...


Shootback by Lana Wong
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Shootback puts basic point-and-shoot cameras into the hands of 32 teenage boys and girls from Mathare, Nairobi, one of Africa's largest slums. This book documents the extraordinary results: provocative, compelling images and hand-written words which reveal unexpected sides of these teenager's lives. The photographs speak eloquently of friends, family life, footb...


The Adventures and Misadventures of Peter Beard in Africa by Jon Bowermaster
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Beard is a self-described "remittance chum," a fellow who lives on trust fund income. He is also a respected photographer, both of African wildlife ( End of the Game , LJ 2/15/89) and beautiful models (he is the ex-husband of Cheryl Tiegs). Bowermaster describes Beard's experiences during 30 years in Africa, including times spent as a paid hunter, artist, Ka...


Bill Bryson's African Diary by Bill Bryson
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?Bryson is one of the funniest travel writers in the business.? -- The Globe and Mail

?Bryson has become an enormously popular travel writer by coming off as the most literate tour guide you?ve ever had.? -- The New York Times

?Bryson is a terrific stylist. You can?t help but enjoy his writing, for its cheer and buoyancy, and for the frequent d...


West With the Night by Beryl Markham
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One of the most beautifully crafted books I have ever read, with some of the most poetic prose passages I could imagine, such as the following, resonating with a stately and timeless quality so absent in our modern life:

There are all kinds of silences and each of them means a different thing. There is the silence that comes with morning in a forest, and ...

The Winds of Mara by Colin Fletcher
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Journey Through Kenya by Mohamed Amin, Duncan Willetts, Brian Tetley
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Journey Through Kenya makes splendid reading - a memorable souvenir of a journey of a lifetime through this, one of the last great natural wilderness.

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Kenya Insight Pocket Guide (Pocket Guides) by
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Kenya Travel Atlas by Globetrotter
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Text: English, German, French

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Kenya by Berlitz Publishing, Editions Berlitz Sa
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Insight Guide to Kenya by Insight Guides
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Kenya: a Visitor's Guide by A. Curtis
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Speak to the Earth: Wanderings and Reflections Among Elephants and Mountains by Vivienne De Watteville, Vivienne Dewatteville
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"A first-rate story of adventure, this is also a charming period piece," wrote PW of this "extraordinary story of a young woman's solo safari in East Africa from 1928 to 1929," noting particularly that "descriptions of animals and landscapes are marvelous." Photos.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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