Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa

Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa

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by Phillip Caputo
     
 

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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

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9780792241003
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
05/06/2003
Series:
Adventure Press Series
Edition description:
First Edition Paperback
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.76(d)

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