Trader Horn: A Young Man's Astounding Adventures in 19th Century Equatorial Africa

Trader Horn: A Young Man's Astounding Adventures in 19th Century Equatorial Africa

by Ethelreda Lewis
     
 

This is the stuff of legends — the true story of the life of Trader Horn. Down on his luck in old age, Horn recounts his wild youth as an ivory trader in central Africa, journeying into jungles teaming with buffalo, gorillas, and man-eating leopards; liberating an Isorga princess from captivity; navigating treacherous rivers; freeing slaves; and meeting Cecil

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This is the stuff of legends — the true story of the life of Trader Horn. Down on his luck in old age, Horn recounts his wild youth as an ivory trader in central Africa, journeying into jungles teaming with buffalo, gorillas, and man-eating leopards; liberating an Isorga princess from captivity; navigating treacherous rivers; freeing slaves; and meeting Cecil Rhodes, the founder of Rhodesia. Trader Horn is a vivid and unforgettable portrait of a vanished period in African history. “An amazing book.... It casts a spell over one.” — The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885211811
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Travelers' Tales Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.70(d)

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