1898, Tsavo River Kenya, the British Empire has employed 140 workers to build a railroad bridge. The bridge's construction comes to a violent halt when two maneless lions devour all 140 workers in a savage feeding frenzy that would make headlines—and history—all over the world. Caputo's Ghosts of Tsavo is a new quest for truth about the origins of these near-mythical animals and how they became predators of human flesh.
About The Author
Philip Caputo is a Pulitzer Prize–winning American author and journalist. He has written more than 15 books, including Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa, Some Rise by Sin, and A Rumor of War, his bestselling memoir about the Vietnam War. To learn more, visit philipcaputo.com or follow @PhilipCaputo on Twitter.