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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. Featuring 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
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 384 PAGES
  • COMING IN JULY

In this work of historical fiction, bestselling author Paula McLain, reimagines 1920s Kenya and the extraordinary life of aviator Beryl Markham. Her drama delivers the story of Markham's rough childhood and high-profile love triangle, but especially focuses on her first love: flight. (EAF448, $28.00)

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, $42.95)

Kenya

Kenya


by Michael Poliza

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2011
  • HARD COVER
  • 280 PAGES

Alternating aerial shots with dramatic landscapes, vivid animal studies and portraits of the Maasai, Poliza's latest stunning book captures the spirit of Kenya and its people. (EAF380, $95.00)

Safari, A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer


by Geoffrey Kent

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 288 PAGES
  • COMING IN JULY

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, $35.00)

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, $7.95)

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)

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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