Malawi   |   READING AND TRAVEL GUIDE

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Essential Books These 4 items are available for $79, including
U.S. shipping, a 15% discount (Item no. EXSAF328)
 
The Safari Companion  •  Richard Estes
FIELD GUIDE •  1999 •  PAPER  • 459 PAGES
An invaluable encyclopedic guide to Africa's mammals by a noted scientist, this perennial bestseller includes black-and-white drawings, an overview of each animal group and in-depth information. Written with the typical safari-goer in mind. (AFR06, $30.00)
  The Safari Companion
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope  •  William Kamkwamba
BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR •  2010 •  PAPER  • 290 PAGES
A true story of tenacity and imagination describes how teenage Kamkwamba built a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his home and his drought-ravaged Malawi village. (SAF291, $15.99)
  The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
Bradt Guide Malawi  •  Philip Briggs
GUIDEBOOK •  2013 •  PAPER  • 208 PAGES
This authoritative, practical travel guide gives a personal, detailed overview of Malawi, its history, culture and natural history. Includes a chapter on Lake Malawi, along with information on travel, health and safety. With photographs and maps. (SAF108, $26.99)
  Bradt Guide Malawi
Malawi & Mozambique Map  •  ITMB
2012 •  MAP
A full color map of the two nations (with practical information for travelers) at a scale of 1:900,000 focused on Lake Malawi and including insets of Blantyre and Lilongwe. On the reverse, a coastal map which stretches from South Africa to Tanzania. Two Sides. 39x27 inches. (SAF120, $12.95)
  Malawi & Mozambique Map



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Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi  •    • GUIDEBOOK  •  With a chapter on Victoria Falls, this compact guide in the hallmark Lonely Planet style includes 76 local and regional color maps, a few color photographs and chapters on history, culture and the environment. (ZMB12, $26.99)
 
 
Spectrum Guide to Malawi  •  Camerapix   • GUIDEBOOK  •  An illustrated guide for the traveler with travel information, maps, color photographs and up-to-date information on politics and the economy. (SAF109, $23.95)
 
 
A History of Malawi: 1859-1966  •  James McCracken   • HISTORY  •  McCracken has penned the first comprehensive account of Malawi's colonial period, drawing on primary and secondary sources for this scholarly exploration of one of the least studied African nations. (SAF353, $34.95)
 
 
Africa, a Biography of the Continent  •  John Reader   • HISTORY  •  With the ease of a practiced journalist, Reader weaves a masterful and lively tale of the continent, from ancient cultures to modern times. Both authoritative and informal, this is a splendid introduction to all of Africa. (AFR49, $20.00)
 
 
The Zambesi Expedition, To the Zambesi River and Its Tributaries  •  David Livingstone   • EXPLORATION  •  Livingstone's original account of his second expedition to Africa, first published in 1864 -- a sympathetic portrait of African peoples, rich in nature, culture and politics. (SAF136, $25.95)
 
 
The Eye of the Elephant, An Epic Adventure in the African Wilderness  •  Mark Owens  •  Delia Owens   • TRAVEL NARRATIVE  •  The adventures of conservationists Mark and Delia Owens in the Luangwa River Valley of Zambia. They set up camp in the wilderness among the elephants, but are drawn into an ugly struggle with the local people. (ZMB04, $18.95)
 
 
The Lower River  •  Paul Theroux   • LITERATURE  •  Paul Theroux brilliantly undermines his character's nostalgia for his youthful years as a Peace Corps hero in Malawi by exposing him to the reality of the back waters of a poverty stricken village. (SAF328, $14.95)
 
 
A Photographic Guide, Southern, Central, and East African Mammals  •  Chris Stuart  •  Tilde Stuart   • FIELD GUIDE  •  A compact guide, designed for the field, including almost all of the conspicuous species and a good sampling of the smaller or more secretive animals. (EAF16, $15.95)
 
 
National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife  •  Bunny McBride  •  Duane Schlitter  •  Richard Estes  •  Peter Alden   • FIELD GUIDE  •  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 Wildlife of Southern Africa  •  Vincent Carruthers  •  Kenneth Newman   • FIELD GUIDE  •  With 1,200 color illustrations by a range of experts, this compact field guide includes all the birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, fish and plants that a traveler is likely to encounter in southern Africa. (SAF59, $28.00)
 
 
 
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