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African Safari Journal

African Safari Journal


by Mark Nolting | Duncan Butchart

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 328 PAGES

A wildlife guide, trip organizer, maps, safari directory, phrase book, safari diary, and wildlife checklist -- all-in-one. With 168 pages in color (EAF43, $25.25)

Animals of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Animals of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area


by Vicki Kennedy | Adam Scott Kennedy

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 152 PAGES

This guide compiled by safari guides Adam and Vicki Kennedy and local experts, features 89 species of mammal and reptile the traveler is likely to find. With 146 stunning color photos, insights into behavioral habits and tips on how to locate specific animals. (EAF419, $27.95)

Bradt Travel Guide Africa Overland

Bradt Travel Guide Africa Overland


by Bob Gibbons

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 374 PAGES

A comprehensive guide to Africa that covers the continent's history, wildlife, culture and attractions. With maps, town plans and lots of practical travel information. (AFR324, $26.99)

Circling the Sun

Circling the Sun


by Paula McLain

  • LITERATURE
  • 2016
  • PAPER
  • 400 PAGES

In this work of historical fiction bestselling author McLain reimagines 1920s Kenya and the extraordinary life of aviatrix Beryl Markham. Her drama delivers the story of Markham's rough childhood and high-profile love triangle, as well as her passion for horses and flight. (EAF448, $16.00)

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania


by Charles Foley

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 320 PAGES

With tips on where to see each species, color photos and illustrations and distribution maps, this up-to-date field guide prepares the reader to spot more than 135 species of land and marine mammals. (EAF416, $29.95)

The Fossil Trail, How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution

The Fossil Trail, How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution


by Ian Tattersall

  • SCIENCE
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 352 PAGES

This balanced and thought-provoking survey examines how significant fossil finds and new theories have been used by scientists to trace the path of human evolution. (ATP08, $49.95)

National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife

National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife


by Bunny McBride | Duane Schlitter | Richard Estes | Peter Alden

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 1995
  • PAPER
  • 988 PAGES

This comprehensive photo guide covers 850 birds, mammals and reptiles of Africa. With range maps and a good country-by-country overview of habitats and parks. (AFR25, $24.95)

The Reef Guide, Southern Africa's East and South Coasts

The Reef Guide, Southern Africa's East and South Coasts


by Dennis King

  • REFERENCE
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 336 PAGES

For explorers of Africa's coastlines, this is a convenient identification guide to carry. Includes over 600 full-color photographs and essential information. (SAF338, $28.95)

The Rift, A New Africa Breaks Free

The Rift, A New Africa Breaks Free


by Alex Perry

  • HISTORY
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 416 PAGES

In this social study, Alex Perry argues that Africa is at a critical moment in gaining autonomy from international interference and stresses the world's misconceptions about the great continent. (AFR345, $30.00)

Safari, A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer

Safari, A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer


by Geoffrey Kent

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2016
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

Geoffrey Kent, co-owner of the luxury travel giant Abercrombie & Kent, takes the reader on an inspiring tour around the globe as he recounts his journey from his first safari in Nairobi with nothing but a Kenya pound and an old Land Rover to his professional role in shaping today's travel industry. (TVL609, $19.99)

The Selous in Africa

The Selous in Africa


by Rolf Baldus | Peter Matthiessen | Rob Ross

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 240 PAGES

This large-format book of photographs introduces the amazing wildlife of southern Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve (its exotic birds, elephants, buffalos, lions and more) with informative text, gatefolds and high quality printing. (EAF449, $75.00)

Serengeti Safari Handbook

Serengeti Safari Handbook


by Herausgeber

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 60 PAGES

This traveler's safari companion features detailed city maps (Arusha, Mwanza, Mombasa and Nairobi) and maps of the Masai Mara, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara, indexed and in full-color. (EAF450, $19.95)

Swahili, A Language Map

Swahili, A Language Map


by Kristine K. Kershul

  • LANGUAGE & PHRASEBOOKS
  • 2010
  • MAP
  • 1 PAGES

This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly needed words and phrases. (EAF362, $9.95)

Tales from Gombe

Tales from Gombe


by Fiona Rogers | Anup Shah

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2014
  • HARD COVER
  • 320 PAGES

Matching scientific research with the art of photography, husband-and-wife team Shah and Rogers tell the epic saga of Gombe National Park's chimpanzees, some of the most famous wild animals in history. (AFR329, $69.95)

The Zanzibar Chest

The Zanzibar Chest


by Aidan Hartley

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2016
  • PAPER
  • 480 PAGES
  • COMING IN DECEMBER

Subtitled "A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands," this eye-opening look at the legacy of colonialism in Africa combines memoir, history and first-rate reportage. (EAF455, $17.00)

Mark of the Lion

Mark of the Lion


by Suzanne Arruda

  • MYSTERY
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 336 PAGES

Killer lions, hyenas and African sorcerers are only a few of the problems that intrepid photojournalist Jade Del Cameron faces in the land of the man-eaters of Tsavo. The thrilling debut of the series is rich in history, mystery and adventure. The series continues with five more books, marvelously set in Kenya. (EAF342, $15.00)

 

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