Cry of the Kalahari

Cry of the Kalahari

£20.00

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. 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. ‘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.

In stock

SKU: 9781472156464 Category: Tag:

'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 on original release, 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.

Additional information

Weight0.8 kg
Dimensions23.6 × 16 × 4.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

xvi, 464 , 16 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition

Updated edition

Dewey

591.96883 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K