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Facing the Congo

A Modern-Day Journey into the Heart of Darkness

Facing the Congo( )
Author: Tayler, Jeffrey
ISBN:978-0-609-80826-9
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Faced with an identity crisis in his work and his life, seasoned traveler and journalist Jeffrey Tayler made a bold decision. He would leave behind his mundane existence in Moscow to re-create the legendary British explorer Henry Stanley’s trip down the Congo in a dugout canoe, stocked with food, medicine, and even a gun-toting guide. But once his tiny boat pushed off the banks of this mysterious river, Tayler realized he was in a place where maps and supplies would have no...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Rivers
Travel / Africa / West
Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.68 Pounds
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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