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Facing the Congo

Facing the Congo( )
Author: Tayler, Jeffrey
ISBN:978-0-349-11450-7
Publication Date:Feb 2002
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Abacus
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

At thirty-three one's direction in life should be clear, and mine was not.' In search of some direction, or at least a new challenge, Jeffrey Tayler gave up his day job of opening rejection letters from publishers and went exploring. Having always been fascinated by Africa and the great age of Victorian exploration he went to Kinshasa in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) and found a boat to take him up-river to Kisangani, deep in the heart of the jungle. Not content with...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Africa / Central
Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Rivers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.8 x 19.6 x 2.4 cm
Book Weight:0.238 Kilograms
Author Biography
Tayler, Jeffrey (Author)
Jeffrey Tayler is the author of "Siberian Dawn: A Journey Across the New Russia". He writes for "Conde Nast Traveler", "Spin", "Harper's", and other publications and is a regular commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered". Two of his essays appeared in the inaugural edition of "The Best American Travel Writing". He lives in Russia.

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