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The Ukimwi road : from Kenya to Zimbabwe

Author: Dervla Murphy; Maureen Bartley
Publisher: North Hobart : Hear A Book, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author rode her bicycle over some of the roughest roads in Africa. The mysterious threat of AIDS (ukimwi in Swahili) was talked about wherever she went. Finding comfort in the beauty of the contrasting landscapes she passed through and entertained by the talkative, welcoming local people, she survived starvation, a beating by paramilitaries and a bout of malaria. As ever, she was sustained by her extraordinary  Read more...
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Named Person: Dervla Murphy; Dervla Murphy
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dervla Murphy; Maureen Bartley
ISBN: 1864275995 9781864275995
OCLC Number: 221420720
Performer(s): Narrator: Maureen Bartley.
Description: 10 audiocassettes (approximately 14 hr.) : 2 track, mono
Responsibility: Dervla Murphy.

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The author rode her bicycle over some of the roughest roads in Africa. The mysterious threat of AIDS (ukimwi in Swahili) was talked about wherever she went. Finding comfort in the beauty of the contrasting landscapes she passed through and entertained by the talkative, welcoming local people, she survived starvation, a beating by paramilitaries and a bout of malaria. As ever, she was sustained by her extraordinary compassion, humour and sense of adventure.

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