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Man Who Presumedby Byron Farwell
Synopses & Reviews
Finding Dr. Livingston was only one of many exploits in the remarkable life of the great African explorer Henry M. Stanley. In a narrative that reads like a novel, Byron Farwell tells the story of this complex man who made a major contribution o the world's knowledge. He describes his bitter childhood, his coming to America where he found a friend and a name, his service in the American Civil War, his African adventures, and his late but happy marriage.
"Enduring appeal. . . . [Farewell] has handled his material expertly, presenting it with freshness and vigor." --
Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-326) and index.
About the Author
During the Second World War, Byron Farwell (1921-1999) served as a captain of engineers attached to the Mediterranean Allied Air Force in the British Eighth Army area.
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