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Crazy river : a plunge into Africa

Author: Richard Grant
Publisher: London : Abacus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Grant has plunged with his trademark recklessness, wit, and curiosity into East Africa. Setting out to make the first descent of an unexplored river in Tanzania, he gets waylaid in Zanzibar by thieves, whores, and a charismatic former golf pro before crossing the Indian Ocean in a rickety cargo boat. And then the real adventure begins. Known to local tribes as "the river of bad spirits, " the Malagarasi River is a  Read more...
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Named Person: Richard Grant; Richard Grant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Grant
ISBN: 9780349000275 0349000271
OCLC Number: 810947349
Notes: Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2012.
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. Stone Town --
2. Ramadan saloon --
3. Lay down your heart --
4. The road west --
5. Waking into nightmare --
6. Chapter of accidents --
7. Pool's errand --
8. Burundi calling --
9. Maneater --
10. Monstrous shadow --
11. Please rise for His Excellency --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard Grant.

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* A thrilling story of three months in the most remote spot Tanzania, the Malagarasi river, the 'river of bad spirits  Read more...

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Grant is a fearless, literary-minded travel writer. In his latest escapade he makes a maiden descent down the unexplored East African river, the Malagarasi -- Richard Fitzpatrick Irish Examiner A Read more...

 
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