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Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile — the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others, The White Nile remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.

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Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller "The White Nile" — the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others, "The White Nile" remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.

About the Author

Alan Moorehead (1910-1983) was a foreign correspondent for the London Daily Express, where he won an international reputation for his coverage of World War II campaigns, and also served as the chief public relations officer in the Ministry of Defense. He is also the author of many other notable books, including Gallipoli and Darwin and the Beagle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060956394
Author:
Moorehead, Alan
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Alan Moorehead
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Rivers
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
History
Subject:
Africa, east
Subject:
Uganda
Subject:
Nile River Valley
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
Baòhr al-Abyaòd
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Africa Discovery and exploration.
Subject:
Nile River Valley History.
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Rivers
Subject:
World History-Africa
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Perennial ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
194
Publication Date:
20001017
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.02x5.31x1.00 in. .75 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller "The White Nile" — the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others, "The White Nile" remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.
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