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Blood river : a journey to Africa's broken heart

Author: Tim Butcher
Publisher: London : Vintage, 0820.
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The author set out for the Congo's eastern border with just a rucksack and a few thousand dollars hidden in his boots with the idea of recreating H M Stanley's famous expedition. This book tells of  Read more...


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Named Person: Tim Butcher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Butcher
ISBN: 0099494280 9780099494287
OCLC Number: 822728216
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2007.
Awards: Short-listed for Dolman Best Travel Book of the Year Award 2008
Short-listed for Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2008
Description: 1 v. ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tim Butcher.


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A remarkable, fascinating book by a courageous and perceptive writer. One of the most exciting books to emerge from Africa in recent years -- Alexander McCall Smith An intrepid adventure. In making Read more...

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