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Stanley

The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer

Stanley( )
Author: Jeal, Tim
ISBN:978-0-571-22103-5
Publication Date:May 2008
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

Henry Morton Stanley was a cruel imperialist - a bad man of Africa. Or so we think: but as Tim Jeal brilliantly shows, the reality of Stanley's life is yet more extraordinary. Few people know of his dazzling trans-Africa journey, a heart-breaking epic of human endurance which solved virtually every one of the continent's remaining geographical puzzles. With new documentary evidence, Jeal explores the very nature of exploration and reappraises a reputation, in a way that is both moving...
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Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 20 x 1.999 cm
Book Weight:0.482 Kilograms
Author Biography
Jeal, Tim (Author)
Tim Jeal is a highly acclaimed biographer and novelist.

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