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Dreaming of lions : my life in the wild places

Author: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016. 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Dreaming of lions, the author shares stories from her life, from South West Africa (now Namibia) in the 1950s to the Kalahari Desert, where she conducted fieldwork among the Ju/wa Bushmen. Her skills as an observer and a writer put to the test on these and many occasions working with dogs, cats, cougars, deer, and with personal struggles, she has become the author of many books full of insightful observations.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Travel writing
Named Person: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas; Elizabeth Marshall Thomas; Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
ISBN: 9781603586399 1603586393
OCLC Number: 919859486
Description: xii, 304 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: Gaia --
The woods --
Dogs --
Cats --
Kalahari --
The Ju/Wasi --
Steve --
Marriage --
Uganda --
Nigeria --
Dark --
Warrior --
The ice maiden --
Love and work --
Research --
Writing --
A million years with you --
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Other Titles: Million years with you
Responsibility: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas.

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In Dreaming of lions, the author shares stories from her life, from South West Africa (now Namibia) in the 1950s to the Kalahari Desert, where she conducted fieldwork among the Ju/wa Bushmen. Her skills as an observer and a writer put to the test on these and many occasions working with dogs, cats, cougars, deer, and with personal struggles, she has become the author of many books full of insightful observations.

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Kirkus Reviews- "A novelist and bestselling nonfiction writer's account of her life and how she became a respected observer of the natural world. Thomas (The Hidden Life of Deer: Lessons from the Read more...

 
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