Walk in the Cool

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'Even on a stretch of African savanna, the whipcrack of a .375 Holland and Holland Magnum is fearsome.
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One evening in Beverly Hills, Thomas finds himself being shot at by his drunk parents. Bearing the same name as his father, he gathers up their first class air tickets and traveller's cheques, and leaves for Africa.
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Overview

'Even on a stretch of African savanna, the whipcrack of a .375 Holland and Holland Magnum is fearsome.
In Beverly Hills, it was a great sound effect.'
One evening in Beverly Hills, Thomas finds himself being shot at by his drunk parents. Bearing the same name as his father, he gathers up their first class air tickets and traveller's cheques, and leaves for Africa.
On his way through the early morning streets of Los Angeles, he meets
Shade.She is a poet, and part time lingerie model, escaping from her father.
In the Kalahari desert of Southern Africa, they meet Albert,
a gentle instant photographer and lost adventurer.
The three find a family when they encounter a small group of
Bushman hunter gatherers, who have also had their share of abuse, as a people. Together, they have to make a stand against the seemingly well-
intentioned Soresen.
He acts for an exploration company and aid organization,which would dispossess the Bushmen of their land, and way of life.
Even if it costs lives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439270127
  • Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/28/2010
  • Pages: 302
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Charles Waldron lives with his son, two dogs and two cats, in a small riverside village near
Johannesburg, and on a game farm in the Waterberg mountains of South
Africa.
His is an internationally acclaimed film maker and scriptwriter, and has produced natural history and social documentaries that have been broadcast worldwide, in several languages.

In 1989, while exploring the western Kalahari, he encountered a small group of Bushmen
(this group prefers being called Bushmen) and became friends.

Over the past twenty years, he has visited them for extended periods of time, and has been privileged to be invited to hunt and gather with them.

It is from their way of life and grace, that the inspiration for this novel , though a work of fiction,has sprung.
Walk in the Cool is his first novel.

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