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Zarafa : a giraffe's true story

Author: Michael Allin; Alexander Adams; Books on Tape, Inc.
Publisher: Newport Beach, CA : Books on Tape, ℗1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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In the fall of 1826, a ship arrived at Marseilles carrying the first giraffe ever seen in France. A royal offering from Muhammad Ali, Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, to King Charles X of France. Zarafa takes readers on a historical journey, emanating from the roots of the French Revolution and Napoleon's subsequent invasion of Egypt, to show how the giraffe's remarkable life helped link Africa and Europe in mutual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Zarafa, (Giraffe); Zarafa, (Giraffe)
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Allin; Alexander Adams; Books on Tape, Inc.
ISBN: 073664802X 9780736648028
OCLC Number: 43303813
Performer(s): Read by Alexander Adams.
Description: 3 audiocassettes (1 1/2 hr. each) : analog, Dolby processed, 1 7/8 ips
Responsibility: by Michael Allin.

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In the fall of 1826, a ship arrived at Marseilles carrying the first giraffe ever seen in France. A royal offering from Muhammad Ali, Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, to King Charles X of France. Zarafa takes readers on a historical journey, emanating from the roots of the French Revolution and Napoleon's subsequent invasion of Egypt, to show how the giraffe's remarkable life helped link Africa and Europe in mutual discovery.

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