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Black Poachers White Hunters

Author : Edward I. Steinhart
ISBN : 0852559607
Genre : Big game hunting
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A study of hunting and poaching during the colonial era in Kenya.
Category: Big game hunting

White Hunters

Author : Brian Herne
ISBN : 9781466867543
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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East Africa affects our imagination like few other places: The sight of a charging rhino goes directly to the heart; the limitless landscape of bony highlands, desert, and mountain is, as Isak Dinesen wrote, of "unequalled nobility." Brian Herne's White Hunters is the story of seventy years of African adventure, danger, and romance. It re-creates the legendary big-game safaris led by Selous and Bell and the daring ventures of early hunters into unexplored territories, and brings to life such romantic figures as Cape-to-Cairo Grogan, who walked 4,000 miles for the love of a woman, and Dinesen's dashing lover, Denys Finch. Witnesses to the richest wildlife spectacle on the earth, these hunters were the first conservationists. Hard-drinking, infatuated with risk, and careless in love, they inspired Hemingway's stories and movies with Clark Gable and Gregory Peck.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Malaeska The Indian Wife Of The White Hunter

Author : Ann Sophia Stephens
ISBN : 9780359821891
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When Erastus Beadle began publishing inexpensive, short, paperback novels in the nineteenth century, he chose Stepens' work, which originally appeared in Ladies Companion Magazine in 1839, as the first selection for Beadle's Dime Novels. Today, Malaeska provides insight into contemporary perspectives on race and culture.

The White Hunter House Of Winslow Book 22

Author : Gilbert Morris
ISBN : 9781441270474
Genre : Fiction
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Peril and Adventure in the Land Once Called the White Man's Graveyard.John Winslow is a restless young man who drops out of college, tries many jobs, and finally goes to Africa to visit his missionary relative, Barney Winslow. Uninterested in religion, John falls in love with Africa and decides to stay, becoming a professional white hunter.Annie Rogers, another of the Winslow family, comes to New York City, pursuing her dream of becoming a missionary to Africa, but is turned away by several missionary organizations. An opportunity to work as the personal secretary of Jeanine Quitana, a flamboyantly wealthy young socialite, seems to contradict Annie's calling, yet she feels it is the right step. Then a whirlwind trip to England and the change to meet royalty is followed by passage booked to America on the maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic!Three very different lives, separated by continents, are destined to collide, yet how will this ever be when the icy Atlantic wreaks its destruction? Is the dark ocean as foreboding as the Dark Continent?
Category: Fiction


Author : Peter Hathaway Capstick
ISBN : 9781466803985
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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From the master of African adventure writing, Peter Hathway Capstick presents the first modern authoritative, comprehensive travel guide to African safari. Drawn from his years of experience as a professional hunter, Capstick’s Safari: The Last Adventure explains the preparations and procedures involved in his African expeditions: how to select and book a safari; where and when to go; fees and licenses; the guns, ammo, and personal equipment needed. Chapters on each of the Big Five (lion, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, and rhino—the trophies most hunters want to take) describe the techniques, thrills, and dangers of hunting these clever and cunning animals. The other memorable delights of safari, like camp life, bird shooting, fishing, photography, and game viewing in wildlife parks, are also celebrated in this indispensable guide. Packed with solid advice and nuggets of campfire lore and hunting yarns, illustrated with thirty-four black and white photographs and six line drawings, this indispensable book is a classic work in its field, essential equipment for anyone going on safari or just dreaming of one...
Category: Sports & Recreation

Hunted Hunters

Author : M. G. Marzen
ISBN : 9781465327635
Genre : Fiction
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Hunted Hunters is an action packed adventure story featuring Mountain Climbing, Cliff Dancing, Hang Gliding, Boating and Murder; with a Constitutional, Save Freedom of Speech, twist. Our heros, Mickey Swift and Marie Sweet team up as Photographer and Investigative Reporter to get a story about a phony Animal Rescue Shelter operating under a Government Tax Exemption Grant. Marie got the story lead from the director of the California FBI Bureau Office. Paul Du Pree, Maries spurned ex, fed her the info in an attempt to win back her affections. Paul was bound and determined to control her life with the story leads he knew she needed. Unbeknown to Mick; he was standing in Pauls way. The Animal Shelter was privately guarded and well hid behind Cal Con Labs and a National Forest. Cal Con Labs was in its self a clandestine operation. They were in the process of formulating synthetic drugs and testing the drugs on teen runaways and child laborers in an experimental confined study. While investigating, they run into some Crazed CEOs who have a passion for slaughtering caged wild animals for their own amusement and Blood Thirsty Business Rituals. Dangers multiply swiftly when Marie is caught off-guard while snooping around. Mick becomes emotionally distraught at the thought of losing his lover and mate; while his animal instincts take control of his body and mind. Micks instincts and the fresh mountain air wasnt the only thing affecting him. He also discovers a spring in the forest he labeled, Hummingbird Valley; but even in the Garden of Eden there were unknown dangers! Author's Event: Author of Hunted Hunters and Suicide Strap M.G. Marzen is having a speaking engagement for the College of Complexes on December 5th, 2009 at the Lincoln Restaurant, 4008 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL. He will be performing his award-winning one act play, The Constitutional Argument and will be presenting information about his two books mentioned above. Book signings will then follow afterwards. For more information, please email [email protected]ail.com.
Category: Fiction


Author : Michael B. Lentakis
ISBN : 9781857565584
Genre : History
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Providing a definitive explanation of modern history in Ethiopia, this book covers the last century up until 1994. It attempts to explain for the hundreds of thousands Ethiopians who emigrated to the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe what happened in Ethiopia after the deposition of Emperor Haile Selassi. The changes that have taken place in Ethiopia over the past century are described, and a range of issues of historical importance as well as issues still important in Ethiopia today--the flora and fauna, the wildlife, and customs of Ethiopia now and in the past--are examined in great detail.
Category: History

White Hunter

Author : John A. Hunter
ISBN : 1571571221
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The rarest of all the Hunter rifles, this account of John Hunter's experiences in pre-WW II Africa is packed with the adventures of one of the most famous professional white hunters in the history of East Africa.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Microbe Hunters

Author : Paul de Kruif
ISBN : 9780547542102
Genre : Medical
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In this classic bestseller, Paul de Kruif dramatizes the pioneering bacteriological work of such scientists as Leeuwenhoek, Spallanzani, Koch, Pasteur, Reed, and Ehrlich. This seventieth anniversary edition features a new introduction by F. Gonzalez-Crussi.
Category: Medical