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Born free : a lioness of two worlds

Author: Joy Adamson
Publisher: London : Collins, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Elsa, a lioness who was raised almost from birth by Joy Adamson, a Kenya warden's wife. She describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle. Even after Elsa was returned to her wild state, she never forgot her allegiance to her foster parents.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adamson, Joy.
Born free.
London : Collins, 1960
(OCoLC)712603160
Named Person: Joy Adamson; George Adamson; George Adamson; Joy Adamson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Adamson
OCLC Number: 29891564
Description: 160 pages, [77] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Cub life --
Elsa meets other wild animals --
Elsa goes to the Indian Ocean --
The man-eating lions --
Safari to Lake Rudolf --
Elsa and wild lions --
The first release --
The second release --
The final test --
Postscrips.
Responsibility: Joy Adamson ; with extracts from George Adamson's letters ; preface by Lord William Percy ; foreword by Charles Pitman.

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The story of Elsa, a lioness who was raised almost from birth by Joy Adamson, a Kenya warden's wife. She describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle. Even after Elsa was returned to her wild state, she never forgot her allegiance to her foster parents.

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