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The White Nile diaries

Author: John Hopkins
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It all began at the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Station, in 1961:Two young Princetonians have returned to New York from South America. With the fire for adventure still burning in their veins, they are tempted by a mysterious letter from Kenya and plan a trip across Africa. They buy a white BMW motorcycle and paint the words "The White Nile" on the tank, to honor the route they will follow. In limpid, elegant prose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hopkins, John.
White Nile Diaries, The.
London : I.B. Tauris, ©2014
Named Person: John Hopkins; John Hopkins; Joe McPhillips; John Hopkins
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hopkins
ISBN: 9780857723925 0857723928 9780857734846 0857734849
OCLC Number: 895431422
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Responsibility: John Hopkins.

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It all began at the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Station, in 1961:Two young Princetonians have returned to New York from South America. With the fire for adventure still burning in their veins, they are tempted by a mysterious letter from Kenya and plan a trip across Africa. They buy a white BMW motorcycle and paint the words "The White Nile" on the tank, to honor the route they will follow. In limpid, elegant prose John Hopkins describes deadly salt flats where tourists vanish without a trace, mysterious Saharan oases, and the funerals of young Tunisians killed by the French Foreign Legion. In.

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