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Bill Bryson s African Diary

Author : Bill Bryson
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Bill Bryson goes to Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to working with local communities to eradicate poverty around the world. Kenya, generally regarded as the cradle of humankind, is a land of stunning landscapes, famous game reserves, and a vibrant culture, but it also has many serious problems, including refugees, AIDS, drought and grinding poverty. It also provides plenty to worry a nervous traveller like Bill Bryson: hair-raising rides in light aircraft, tropical diseases, snakes, insects and large predators. Bryson casts his inimitable eye on a continent new to him, and the resultant diary, though short in length, contains all his trademark laugh-out-loud wit, wry observation and curious insight. All the author’s royalties from this book, as well as all profits, will go to CARE International.

Bill Bryson

Author : Scott P. Richert
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"A biography of writer Bill Bryson that describes his era, major works, and life"--Provided by publisher.

The Rough Guide to Kenya

Author : Richard Trillo
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The Rough Guide to Kenya is the essential travel guide to East Africa's biggest travel destination. The Rough Guide to Kenya is the ultimate companion for coping with cosmopolitan Nairobi; trekking through the northern deserts; going on safari in Samburu, Amboseli or Tsavo national parks and crossing the Great Rift Valley in a four-wheel-drive, inspired by dozens of photos. The guide unearths the best safaris, sites, hotels, lodges, camps, restaurants, and nightlife across every price range and offers experienced advice on everything from diving the coral reef to visiting Swahili ruins and flying over the savannah. You'll find specialist coverage of Kenyan history, wildlife, music and literature plus insider tips on visiting Barack Obama's ancestral village of Kogelo. Explore all corners of Kenya with authoritative background on everything from Indian Ocean beaches to safaris in Maasai Mara and climbing Mount Kenya, relying on handy language tips and the clearest maps of any guide. Whether you're heading on a two-week safari or visiting the country to work be sure to eat, drink and talk like a Kenyan with this must-have guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Kenya.

Canadian Books in Print

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The Global Politics of Contemporary Travel Writing

Author : Debbie Lisle
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This book brings the 'serious' world of politics to the 'superficial' world of contemporary travel writing.


Author : Pilar Alonso
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Die Kaapse bibliotekaris

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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
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The Guardian Index

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Book Review Index

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Book Review Index provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. Book Review Index is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.