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Southern Africa

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SOUTHERN AFRICA. Buy these 4 items as a set for $87 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Wildlife of Southern Africa

SAF300
Martin B. Withers
Princeton University Press
2011
272
069115063X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This Princeton Pocket Guide, featuring 400 color photographs by Withers and co-author David Hosking, covers all the birds, mammals, lizards and insects you are likely to encounter.
$19.95

The Safari Companion

AFR06
Richard Estes
Chelsea Green Publishing
1999
459
1890132446
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$30.00

Lonely Planet Southern Africa

SAF121
Anthony Ham
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
736
1786570416
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This hefty practical guide to the nine nations of southern Africa, including Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Malawi, Mozambique and Lesotho, is ideal for independent travelers on a multi-country tour.
$32.99

South Africa, Namibia, Botswana Map

SAF63
Hallwag
Hallwag
2015
1
3828308457
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This fold-out overview map of Southern Africa -- including South Africa, Namibia, Botswana -- is ideal for route planning.
$11.95

Safari Planning Map, East & Southern Africa

SAF340
The Africa Adventure Company
Perseus
2015
1
0939895218
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This large-scale, colorful map covers the top safari countries and important wildlife reserves of East and Southern Africa. With enlargements of key regions like Northern Tanzania, Southern Kenya and Northern Botswana to Victoria Falls, the map includes information on planning your safari and climate graphs.
$11.95

Botswana, the Bradt Safari Guide

BOT18
Marcelle Bienvenu (Contributor), Chris McIntyre
Bradt Publications
2014
560
1841624896
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With comprehensive coverage of history, flora, fauna and practicalities, this fourth edition presents Okavango, Chobe, the Kalahari and other popular destinations in detail.
$27.99

Affluence Without Abundance, The Disappearing World of the Bushmen

SAF400
James Suzman
Macmillan
2017
288
1632865726
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Suzman takes readers into the world of the San people of southern Africa, the longest-enduring civilization in human history that is well known for living privately, having few needs and living in harmony with the environment.
$29.00

The Rift, A New Africa Breaks Free

AFR345
Alex Perry
Little Brown and Company
2015
416
0316333778
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
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.
$30.00

The Scramble for Africa

AFR26
Thomas Pakenham
Avon Books
1992
738
0380719991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Absorbing and meticulously researched, this in-depth history of the Victorian land grab in 19th-century Africa includes excellent portraits of the egomaniacal personalities who overran the continent.
$23.99

Tomorrow is Another Country, The Inside Story of South Africa's Road to Change

SAF31
Allister Sparks
University of Chicago Press
1996
254
0226768554
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Sparks explores the extraordinary developments that led to multiracial democracy in South Africa, an essential key to understanding the country today.
$31.00

Wild at Heart

SAF130
Peter Godwin, Chris Johns (Photographer)
National Geographic
2007
176
142620194X
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This lush collection of full-color photographs tackles conservation, development and tradition in southern Africa. It's a well-illustrated portrait of the region by National Geographic photographer Johns and veteran journalist Godwin.
$65.00

The Zambesi Expedition, To the Zambesi River and Its Tributaries

SAF136
David Livingstone
Aa Balkema
2001
433
1589761227
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
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.
$25.95

Cry of the Kalahari, Seven Years in Africa's Last Great Wilderness

SAF13
Mark Owens, Delia Owens
Houghton Mifflin Company
1985
352
0395647800
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The story of a family thrown out of Botswana for its stance on conservation. While their approach to conservation is controversial, there's no doubt that the Owens are dedicated to the wildlife of Southern Africa -- and are very good writers.
$16.95

Don't Look Behind You!

SAF252
Peter Allison
Lyons Press
2009
256
1599214695
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Subtitled A Safari Guide's Encounters with Ravenous Lions, Stampeding Elephants, and Lovesick Rhinos, this harrowing and hilarious travel narrative makes you feel like you’re right there on safari.
$16.95

Dreaming of Lions, My Life in the Wild Places

SAF386
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Chelsea Green Publishing
2016
320
1603586393
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Thomas' sharply observed and candid memoir illuminates a lifetime of observing wild places. The renowned anthropologist discusses living with the Dodoth people of Uganda, studying wolves on Baffin Island and lions in Namibia.
$17.95

Livingstone

AFR332
Tim Jeal
Yale University Press
2013
432
0300191006
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An extensively researched and updated biography about the great European explorer. Jeal utilizes Livingstone's original field notebooks and letters to understand Livingstone's decision-making.
$28.00

Long Walk to Freedom

SAF15
Nelson Mandela
Little Brown and Company
1995
640
0316548189
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An unpretentious tale of an extraordinary life, Mandela's autobiography is essential reading for an understanding of South Africa. His grace and his love for his country shine throughout.
$18.00

My Traitor's Heart

SAF19
Rian Malan
Grove Press
2000
425
0802136842
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Afrikaner journalist Malan recounts his journey back to his homeland just before the collapse of apartheid. He grapples with the black and white heart of South Africa, drawing on the 300-year history of his family in Africa and legends of the Zulu nation, in this beautifully written and brutally honest story of return.
$16.00

Twenty Chickens for a Saddle

SAF203
Robyn Scott
Penguin Putnam
2009
464
014311509X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Haphazardly schooled by her free-spirited mother and left to roam the bush, Scott writes with warmth and candor of her unconventional upbringing in Botswana, commenting on her Grandpa Ivor (personal pilot to the first president of Botswana), physician father's work, unfortunate pets, siblings and adventures.
$16.00

Whatever You Do, Don't Run

BOT29
Peter Allison
Lyons Press
2013
272
0762796472
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Allison spins captivating tales of wildlife, camps and the life of a safari guide into a hilarious, slyly informative introduction to Botswana.
$18.95

Cry, The Beloved Country

SAF30
Alan Paton
Scribner
2003
317
0743262174
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The deeply moving story of Reverend Kumalo's quest for justice. First published in 1948, it is a striking, poetic tribute to the power of the individual and a trenchant indictment of apartheid.
$17.00

Elephant Song

ZIM04
Wilbur Smith
Random House
1995
472
0449221032
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
A potboiler set in Zimbabwe, in which our hero, a native Zimbabwean producer of nature films, fights the murderous ivory-traders.
$7.99

South Africa, A Traveler's Literary Companion

SAF236
Isabel Balseiro (Editor), Tobias Hecht (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2009
239
1883513227
PAPER
Anthology
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
This diverse collection of short stories reveals South Africa through the eyes of its writers, including Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Alan Paton.
$14.95

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

BOT10
Alexander McCall Smith
Doubleday
2009
235
1400034779
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The delightful introduction to Botswana's formidable female detective, evoking the cultures, customs and texture of Africa.
$15.95

Big Five of Africa

AFR241
Gerald Hinde (Photographer)
Struik
2009
143
1770071571
PAPER
Natural History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Award-winning wildlife photographer Gerald Hinde's stunning photographs celebrate Africa's lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffalos. Brief but informative text introduces each animal but the photographs (rightly) are the main focus. Size: 8 x 8 inches.
$20.00

Animals of Kruger National Park

SAF376
Keith Barnes
Princeton University Press
2016
176
069116178X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In accessible text and 200 color photos, this Princeton field guide covers the most common animals of South Africa's iconic conservation area.
$27.95

Birds of Kruger National Park

SAF375
Keith Barnes
Princeton University Press
2016
224
0691161267
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Organized by habitat, this easily portable field guide boasts 520 species of South African birds. A great companion to the iconic conservation area.
$27.95

Field Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa

SAF12
Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey, Warwick Tarboton
Princeton University Press
2011
447
069115225X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact, comprehensive field guide features 200 dazzling color plates covering 950 species of birds from South Africa to southern Mozambique. Fourth Edition.
$35.00

Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals

EAF128
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2004
272
0691122393
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A conveniently compact edition of Kingdon’s celebrated guide that includes information on distribution, ecology and conservation status, with 480 outstanding color illustrations and maps.
$29.95

Newman's Birds of Southern Africa

SAF29
Kenneth Newman
Struik
2010
538
1770078762
PAPER
Field Guide
2/19/2018
0
0
0
0
This commemorative 10th edition celebrates the late author with a fully revised and updated version. Edits were done by his daughter, Vanessa Newman, to reflect the latest research, taxonomy and common names.
$26.00

Southern African Birds, A Photographic Guide

SAF14
Ian Sinclair
Ralph Curtis Publishing
1990
144
0883590468
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Lightweight and handy for the field, this pocket guide to the 265 most conspicuous birds south of the Zambezi River includes color photographs, brief descriptions and range maps.
$15.95

Southern African Wildlife, A Visitor's Guide

SAF131
Mike Unwin
Bradt Publications
2011
234
1841623474
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A popular photographic guide to the mammals, birds, reptiles and habitats south of the Zambezi. With 300 color photographs and illuminating text.
$26.99

The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals

AFR32
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2015
544
0691164533
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This stunningly illustrated, comprehensive field guide by a leading authority includes over 500 of Kingdon's exquisite color paintings. Fully revised and updated with more than 1,100 species.
$49.50

The Wildlife of Southern Africa

SAF59
Vincent Carruthers (Editor), Kenneth Newman (Illustrator)
Struik
2017
320
177584353X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$23.00

Wildlife of the Okavango, Common Animals and Plants

SAF398
Duncan Butchart
Casemat
2017
144
1775843386
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An easy-to-use, all-in-one field reference to the Okavango and surrounding sanctuaries: Moremi, Chobe, Mudumo and Caprivi Strip. It fully describes over 300 common species and combines useful information on geology, climate and habitat with plenty of color photographs.
$11.95

Africa's Lost Eden

SAF385
National Geographic
National Geographic Video
2010
1426297572
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
With stunning visuals, National Geographic explores the lush floodplains of central Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park where a terrible civil has depleted wildlife populations. The filmmakers focus on new efforts to rebuild the park to its former glory. Runtime: 50 minutes.
$13.99

For Kids

Africa, Cultural Atlas for Young People

AFR58
Jocelyn Murray
Facts on File
2007
96
0816068267
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Anthropologist Jocelyn Murray provides an illustrated overview of African cultures and history, including an introduction to the landscape and a two-page spread on each nation.
$35.00

Ashanti to Zulu, African Traditions

AFR73
Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator), Margaret Musgrove
Penguin Putnam
1976
32
0140546049
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A full-color introduction to 26 different African cultures, arranged from A to Z. Intended for kids ages 9-12, this classic won the Dillons their second Caldecott Medal for best illustration in a children's book.
$7.99

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters, An African Tale

SAF114
John Steptoe
Lothrop Lee & Shepard
1987
32
0688040454
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A traditional Zimbabwan folktale as adapted and illustrated for younger readers, ages 4-8.
$17.99

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

AFR135
Nelson Mandela
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
144
0393329909
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A team of folklorists, poets and authors present these wide-ranging, beautifully illustrated tales from all over the continent, including many traditional stories from Nelson Mandela's youth.
$17.99

The White Giraffe

SAF182
Lauren St. John
Penguin Putnam
2007
192
0803732112
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Myth mixes with reality on a South African wildlife preserve when young Martine discovers a white giraffe and the dangers which threaten both the animal and her new home.
$7.99

The Day Gogo Went to Vote

SAF212
Elinor Batezat Sisulu
Little Brown and Company
1999
32
0316702714
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A richly illustrated, inspiring book. When black South Africans are finally given the right to vote, Thembi goes with his great-grandmother Gogo to vote for the first time in her life.
$7.00

Face to Face With Cheetahs

AFR222
Chris Johns
2008
32
1426303238
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
You're crouched in hiding, camera at the ready, waiting for one of nature's loners, the cheetah. It's dark. It's scary. Chris Johns, editor-in-chief of National Geographic magazine, introduces you to a family of these cagey cats with stunning photographs and action-packed stories of his research in the Okavango Delta.
$16.95

Kalahari

SAF366
Jessica Khoury
Penguin Putnam
2016
384
1595147667
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A heated biological thriller that blends the challenge of survival with science fiction and the pangs of first love. When her father hastily leaves their tour group of five teenagers (to trail poachers) Sarah must keep them alive against starvation, dehydration and a deadly virus.
$9.99

Elephants, A Book for Children

AFR343
Steve Bloom
Thames & Hudson
2015
64
0500650551
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Alongside plenty of adorable photographs, this entertaining book explains everything about elephants, from why they flap their ears to how much they weigh and how much they eat. Written for children ages 4 and up.
$14.95

I Will Always Write Back, How One Letter Changed Two Lives

ZIM23
Caitlin Alifirenka
Little Brown and Company
2016
416
0316241318
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Alternating between the perspectives of all-American girl Caitlin and her bright pen pal Martin, this dual memoir covers their inspiring correspondence, opening up the differences between life in the West and life in developing Zimbabwe.
$10.99

Adventure Pack, Safari

AFR347
Cynthia Stierle
Lightning Source
2016
56
1626862648
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Perfect preparation for a wild safari, this activity book is packed with fun things to do: crossword puzzles, word-searches, a 32-page fact book, a sliding picture viewer with images, 30 reusable stickers and 24 fact cards. For ages 4 and up.
$21.95

How to Be an Elephant

AFR361
Katherine Roy
Macmillan
2017
48
1626721785
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This children’s book takes readers (ages 7 to 11) inside Africa’s elephant herds to show that being a good elephant takes a lot of learning! With beautiful watercolor illustrations and detailed diagrams, Katherine Roy shows how young elephants learn skills.
$18.99

The Elephant Whisperer, My Life With the Herd in the African Wild

AFR362
Lawrence Anthony
Macmillan
2017
256
1627793097
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Set in Zululand, South Africa, Lawrence Anthony's true story of adopting a rogue herd of elephants is written for ages 10 to 13.
$18.99

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Green Hills of Africa

EAF25
Ernest Hemingway
Touchstone
1996
304
0684801299
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway paints the true story of his ramblings on safari in this classic, exquisitely written tale of hunting around Lake Manyara, which includes some of the best writing on the land itself and original pencil drawings. Originally published in 1935.
$17.00

The Tree Where Man Was Born

EAF27
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin
2010
368
0143106244
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A classic portrait of East Africa, enthralling in its detail on nature and daily life. Includes Maasai Mara, Ngorongoro, the Kenyan highlands and Matthiessen's field trips, safaris and adventures in the Serengeti.
$18.00

Life & Times of Michael K

SAF17
J.M. Coetzee
Viking
1995
184
0140074481
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Coetzee sets this short, hallucinatory novel, the powerful tale of a troubled boy, in South Africa in the midst of civil war.
$15.00

North of South, An African Journey

EAF28
Shiva Naipaul
Penguin
1979
349
0140188266
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
A sharp portrait of Africa, circa 1979. A brilliant and provocative observer, Naipaul meditates on the various peoples he encounters in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. The best, most insightful thing we've read about race relations in Africa.
$17.00

The Grass is Singing

ZIM06
Doris Lessing
HarperCollins
2008
263
0061673749
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of a white farm wife in Zimbabwe and her relationship with her African servant, the Nobel laureate’s first novel is rich in local atmosphere.
$13.99

Zimbabwe & Botswana Map

SAF08
ITMB
ITMB
2014
1
1553411471
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear map of Zimbabwe and Botswana at a scale of 1:1,170,000.
$12.95

Namibia Map

SAF06
Reise Know How
Reise Know How
2015
2
3831773130
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, indexed road map of Namibia, showing all major and many minor roads, cities and towns, at a scale of 1:1,200,000.
$14.95

Insight Guide South Africa

SAF21
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
384
1780052618
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
South Africa is brought to life in hundreds of color photographs and vividly written essays by a team of experts. Panoramic in scope, the guide takes us from Johannesburg out into the veld, providing genuine insight into the history, nature and modern politics of this complex land.
$24.99

Mating

BOT03
Norman Rush
Vintage Books
1992
480
067973709X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This comic novel evokes daily life in Botswana and skewers the notion of well-intentioned academics at large in the developing world. The description of a trek from Gaborone to the Kalahari is terrific. Winner of the National Book Award.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Cape Town & the Garden Route

SAF27
Simon Richmond
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
288
1743210116
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Geared for independent travelers, this savvy and comprehensive guide features color photographs and dozens of excellent maps. This seventh edition also covers the garden route in detail.
$21.99

National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife

AFR25
Bunny McBride, Duane Schlitter, Richard Estes, Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1995
988
0679432345
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$24.95

Bradt Guide Zambia

ZMB01
Chris McIntyre
Globe Pequot Press
2016
576
1784770124
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Safari guide McIntyre's practical and detailed overview of Zambia, its history, culture, attractions and natural history with color photographs, local maps and excellent travel information. Fourth edition.
$28.99

Africa Map, Central and South, Madagascar 746

AFR36
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2007
1
2061002927
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This fine folded map covers the continent south of Gabon, Congo, Uganda and Kenya at a scale of 1:4,000,000.
$12.95

Heart of Darkness, with Congo Diary

AFR46
Joseph Conrad
Penguin Putnam
2007
136
0140186522
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
One of the century's most important works, this short story tells of the harrowing journey Marlow takes into the Belgian Congo.
$11.00

Bradt Guide Namibia

NMB06
Chris McIntyre
Bradt Publications
2015
544
1841629146
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
From the desolate Skeleton Coast to the lush Kavango and Caprivi Strip to the picturesque capital of Windhoek, Bradt has it covered.
$27.99

The Harmless People

SAF60
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Vintage Books
1989
303
067972446X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A classic study of the Bushmen of the Kalahari, novelistic in its detail. Based on the author's fieldwork, the account is direct, informative, and strong on the character of the people and land.
$15.95

None to Accompany Me

SAF76
Nadine Gordimer
Picador USA
2012
288
1250007712
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
With keen attention to character and racial politics, Nobel Prize-winner Gordimer traces the experiences of two families during turbulent, post-Apartheid South Africa.
$16.00

Birds of Southern Africa, Princeton Illustrated Checklists

SAF79
Ber Van Perlo
Princeton University Press
2009
320
0691090343
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An admirably compact guide, featuring small illustrations of 1,250 species, brief descriptions and black-and-white range maps.
$30.95

Bradt Guide Mozambique

SAF106
Philip Briggs
Bradt Publications
2017
392
1784770558
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide features an overview of the history, wildlife and natural history of Mozambique along with color photographs and maps.
$25.99

African Wildlife

AFR109
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550321
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated foldout guide illustrating almost 150 species of African animals, designed for quick reference in the field.
$7.95

Dark Star Safari

AFR131
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2004
472
0618446877
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Setting the tone for his odyssey from Cairo to the Cape, Theroux writes in the opening: "All news out of Africa is bad. It made me want to go there, though not for the horror, the hot spots, the massacre-and-earthquake stories you read in the newspaper; I wanted the pleasure of being in Africa again...I aimed to reinsert myself in the bundu, as we used to call the bush, and to wander the antique hinterland."
$16.95

Eyewitness Guide South Africa

SAF138
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
464
1465461310
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions.
$27.00

Culture Smart! Botswana

SAF178
Michael Main
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333403
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

The Old Way, A Story of the First People

SAF183
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Picador USA
2007
384
031242728X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Marshall (Harmless People) returns after 50 years to southwest Africa and the land of her youth in this beautifully observed reprise of her classic account of the Bushmen of the Kalahari.
$20.00

A Photographic Guide to Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

SAF192
Elst, Rudy, King,Dennis
Struik
2007
144
1770073450
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient, shirt pocket guide.
$13.00

The Wildlife of Southern Africa, The Larger Illustrated Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region

SAF215
Vincent Carruthers
Struik
2008
320
1770071997
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A larger format edition of the best-selling and well-known The Wildlife of Southern Africa with larger text and bigger, clearer images.
$32.00

Blood Safari

SAF255
Deon Meyer
Atlantic Monthly Press
2010
400
080214506X
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In this suspenseful tale of murder, set in and around the game preserves of South Africa, bodyguard Martin Lemmer helps to uncover the truth in the killing of four poachers.
$7.99

The Double Comfort Safari Club

BOT38
Alexander McCall Smith
Pantheon Books
2011
211
0307277488
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Infinitely patient Precious Ramotswe and her prickly secretary (make that assistant detective!) Grace Makutsi, head to the Okavango Delta where there have been several unexplained and troubling events including the demise of one of the guests.
$15.95

The Smell of Apples

SAF276
Mark Behr
Picador USA
1997
200
0312152094
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Behr, who was born in Tanzania and grew up in South Africa, tells a haunting tale of social turmoil, racial oppression and lost innocence.
$18.00

The Last Lions

BOT41
Dereck & Beverly Joubert
National Geographic
2011
176
1426207794
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Dereck and Beverly Joubert track Ma di Tau (Mother of Lions) and her three newborns in the Okavango in this companion book to the National Geographic film. The book, like the documentary, was photographed around Duba Plains Camp, in northern Botswana.
$24.00

Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

ZMB13
Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Putnam
2012
256
0143121340
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Fuller returns to Africa in this shimmering memoir, focusing on her odyssey from the highlands of Kenya in the 1960s to the tumult of post-independence Rhodesia and life today with her husband on a farm in Zambia. Written with uncommon grace and generosity, the tale is peppered with family stories and photographs. A New York Times Notable Book.
$16.00

Botswana Map

SAF07
Reise Know How
Reise Know How
2014
1
3831772770
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of Botswana at a scale of 1:1,000,000. Unfolded size: 27 x 39 inches.
$14.95

The Larger Illustrated Guide to Birds of Southern Africa

SAF343
Ian Sinclair
Struik
2014
464
1775840999
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring beautiful illustrations, calendar bars and distribution maps, the newly revised Struik guide to Southern African birds is a local bestseller.
$32.00

Southern African Mammals Made Simple

SAF342
Doug Newman
Struik
2014
104
1920572384
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Profiling 115 mammals common to Southern Africa, many of which (bat-eared fox, oribi, hartebeest) are not found anywhere else. The guide offers a three-step, foolproof process for identifying similar-looking species.
$18.00

Bradt Travel Guide Africa Overland

AFR324
Bob Gibbons
Bradt Publications
2014
374
1841624942
PAPER
Guidebook
7/15/2014
0
0
0
0
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.
$26.99

The Delta

AFR325
Tony Park
St. Martin's Press
2014
480
125005558X
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Set on the Delta River in Botswana, this thriller tells the story of an assassin on the run after failing to kill the president of Zimbabwe.
$27.99

Safari, A Stanley Hastings Mystery

SAF357
Parnell Hall
W. W. Norton & Company
2014
336
1605986372
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Set in Zambia, this Stanley Hastings caper finds the loquacious New York PI on the trail of a safari murderer (that's not a lion).
$25.95

Kruger National Park - Questions & Answers, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know!

SAF358
P. F. Fourie
Struik
2014
280
177584014X
PAPER
Guidebook
10/15/2014
0
0
0
0
Written by a seasoned game park official, this guide to South Africa’s Kruger National Park answers the questions that visitors most frequently ask. Questions include: What are the chances of being bitten by a snake? What is the life expectancy of a black-backed jackal? and How large is the Martial eagle?
$15.00

Learning Zulu, A Secret History of Language in South Africa

SAF374
Mark Sanders
Princeton University Press
2016
216
0691167567
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A potent mixture of autobiography, cultural portrait and history, Sanders' scholarly tour de force explores the story of the Zulu language and its unique place in South Africa today.
$39.95

South Africa Birds

SAF378
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2016
1583559868
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A folding wildlife guide designed for quick reference in the field. With full-color images and text, it features more than 140 creatures often seen in South Africa.
$7.95

South Africa Wildlife

SAF377
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2016
1583559876
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A folding wildlife guide designed for quick reference in the field. With full-color images and text, it features 140 creatures often seen in South Africa.
$7.95

Berlitz Central & South Africa Phrase Book & Dictionary

SAF384
Inc. Berlitz International
Berlitz
2015
224
1780044518
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
For travelers in sub-Saharan Africa, this pocket-sized, multi-language phrasebook includes: Portuguese, Tswana, Shona, Afrikaans, French and Swahili. Features essential words and phrases organized by situation.
$8.99

Weeping Waters

SAF410
Karin Brynard
Lightning Source
2018
512
1609454464
PAPER
Mystery
4/3/2018
0
0
0
0
The first in the Inspector Albertus Beeslaar series, this mystery is set on the edge of the Kalahari Desert. The tough, old-school cop's dream of rural peace, far from Johannesburg, is shattered when a local artist and her daughter are murdered. Beeslaar is plunged into the intrigue and racial tensions of the community.
$18.00