The Rainbird: A Central African Journey (Lonely Planet Travel Literature Series)

The Rainbird: A Central African Journey (Lonely Planet Travel Literature Series)

by Jan Brokken
     
 
The Rainbird is a classic travel story. Following in the footsteps of famous Europeans such as Albert Schweitzer and H.M. Stanley, Jan Brokken journeyed to Gabon in central Africa. A kaleidoscope of adventures and anecdotes, The Rainbird brilliantly chronicles the encounter between Europe and Africa as it was acted out on a side-street of history. It is

Overview

The Rainbird is a classic travel story. Following in the footsteps of famous Europeans such as Albert Schweitzer and H.M. Stanley, Jan Brokken journeyed to Gabon in central Africa. A kaleidoscope of adventures and anecdotes, The Rainbird brilliantly chronicles the encounter between Europe and Africa as it was acted out on a side-street of history. It is also the compelling account of the author's own travels in one of the most remote and mysterious regions of Africa.

About the Author
Jan Brokken is one of Holland's best known writers. In addition to travel narratives and literary journalism, he has published novels and short stories. Many of his works are set in Africa, where he has travelled widely.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780864424693
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Series:
Lonely Planet Travel Literature Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.65(d)

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