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Cry of the Kalahari

Cry of the Kalahari

by Mark Owens and Delia Owens
Paperback
Publication Date: 24/06/1993
  $36.25
"A remarkable story beautifully told...Among such classics as Goodall's In the Shadow of Man and Fossey's Gorillas in the Mist."--Chicago Tribune

Carrying little more than a change of clothes and a pair of binoculars, two young Americans, Mark and Delia Owens, caught a plane to Africa, bought a thirdhand Land Rover, and drove deep into the Kalahari Desert. There they lived for seven years, in an unexplored area with no roads, no people, and no source of water for thousands of square miles. In this vast wilderness the Owenses began their zoology research, working along animals that had never before been exposed to humans.

An international bestseller, Cry of the Kalahari is the story of the Owenses's life with lions, brown hyenas, jackals, giraffes, and the many other creatures they came to know. It is also a gripping account of how they survived the dangers of living in one of the last and largest pristine areas on Earth.
ISBN:
9780395647806
9780395647806
Category:
Natural history
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
24-06-1993
Language:
English
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
341
Dimensions (mm):
208x139x25mm
Weight:
0.5kg
Delia Owens

Delia Owens is the co-author of three internationally bestselling nonfiction books about her life as a wildlife scientist in Africa including Cry of the Kalahari. She has won the John Burroughs Award for Nature Writing and has been published in Nature, The African Journal of Ecology, and many others. She currently lives in Idaho.

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