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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 15.95
In Dark Star Safari the wittily observant and endearingly irascible Paul Theroux takes readers the length of Africa by rattletrap bus, dugout canoe, cattle truck, armed convoy, ferry, and train. In the course of his epic and enlightening journey, he endures danger, delay, and dismaying circumstances. Gauging the state of affairs, he talks to Africans,... more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
Memories of my Africa: enjoying Africa and its people consists of 31 short stories. They describe the author?s experiences from 1964 through 2007 in the African countries where he lived and worked as a physics teacher and a trainer of physics teachers in Uganda, Botswana, and Ethiopia. '"I have written down my experiences there as they happened, without... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.00
Thrilling, heartbreaking, and, at times, absurdly funny, The Last Resort is a remarkable true story about one family in a country under siege and a testament to the love, perseverance, and resilience of the human spirit. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Douglas Rogers is the son of white farmers living through that country?s long and tense transition... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Madagascar will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Madagascar, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
The acclaimed adventure writer Ann Jones tells the story of her overland journey, with the British photographer Kevin Muggleton, from one end of Africa to the other. Their purpose: to reach the southernmost tip of the continent and find the Lovedu people, a legendary tribe guided by the "feminine" principles of compromise, tolerance, generosity, and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 8.99
By definition, "antipode" is a point on the earth diametrically opposite from another. As a field biologist specializing in reptiles and amphibians, Heather Heying has been to some of the most remote places on the globe. Her career consists of trekking through dense rainforests, sitting for hours at a time observing elusive creatures, and spending... more...
- Scribner 2011; US$ 16.00
As Verdes Colinas de África divide-se em quatro partes: ?caça e conversa?, ?caça recordada?, ?caça e derrota?, e ?caça e felicidade?. A história que se conta nestes quatro segmentos é a de três caçadas com êxito ao leão, ao búfalo e ao rinoceronte, e a de uma longa caçada, apenas em parte bem sucedida, ao antílope. Para quem pensa que Hemingway era... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99
It is said that Fuerteventura, just south of Lanzarote in the southwestern wash of the archipelago, has the best of the Canary beaches. Most of these long, amber stretches remain pristine, free of people and their developments, with a vibrant ring of emerald water washing over the shallow coastal shelf that characterizes Fuerteventura's coastlines.... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 22.99
A young man's quest to reconcile his deafness in an unforgiving world leads to a remarkable sojourn in a remote African village that pulsates with beauty and violence These are hearing aids. They take the sounds of the world and amplify them." Josh Swiller recited this speech to himself on the day he arrived in Mununga, a dusty village on the... more...