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Okavango : Africa's last Eden

Author: Frans Lanting; Christine K Eckstrom
Publisher: Cologne : Taschen, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Updated and expanded ed.View all editions and formats
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"For a year, Frans Lanting roamed the wetlands and deserts of northern Botswana, living by the rhythms of the water and the movements of the animals as he captured them on film. National Geographic had sent him there on assignment, but what he would take away was much more than a magazine story; it was a seminal and unparalleled collection of photographs depicting an epic world of wilderness and wildlife. As Lanting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Frans Lanting
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frans Lanting; Christine K Eckstrom
ISBN: 3836534150 9783836534154
OCLC Number: 793225358
Notes: Edition statement from publisher's Web site.
Description: 251 pages, 77 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 33 cm
Contents: Kalahari ; the great thirstland --
Okavango : the miracle of water --
Dry times : life on the edge --
Pula : a season of plenty --
African night : into the heart of darkness --
Elephants : twilight of the giants --
Beyond Eden : an epilogue.
Responsibility: Frans Lanting ; edited by Christine Eckstrom.

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Botswana, many say, represents the last of Old Africa. For a year, between 1988 and 1989, the author roamed the wetlands and deserts of northern Botswana. This book is a testament not only to the  Read more...

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