Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa [NOOK Book]

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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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Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426206214
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 9/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 618,878
  • File size: 412 KB

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    Reads like text, not as a story like the sample led one to believe. Interesting, although not very entertaining it was a chore to finish.

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