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African silences

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Author's account of his travels in Western Africa in 1978 and in Eastern Africa in 1986 tells of the vanishing worlds of Africa and what is replacing them.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Peter Matthiessen; Peter Matthiessen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0679400214 9780679400219
OCLC Number: 22707869
Description: 225 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: African silences: Senegal, Gambia, Ivory Coast --
Of peacocks and gorillas: Zaire (1978) --
Pygmies and Pygmy elephants: the Congo basin (1986).
Responsibility: Peter Matthiessen.
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Author's account of his travels in Western Africa in 1978 and in Eastern Africa in 1986 tells of the vanishing worlds of Africa and what is replacing them.

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