Adult Nonfiction DT1110.L58 D85 2003
Summary: years in Africa as a missionary. Livingstone set out in early 1866 with a large expedition on a course that would lead through nearly impenetrable unmapped terrain and into are*** populated by fearsome many easting ***INTO AFRICA traces the journeys of Livingstone and Stanley in alternating chapters, capturing with breathtaking immediacy the dangers, disease, and beauty they encountered in the uncharted heart of Africa. Woven into the tales of their daring adventures is the equally compelling story of the remarkable transformation that occurred over the course of nine years, as Stanley rose in power and prominence and Livingstone found himself alone and depleted. Stanley, the upstart determined to make a name for himself, succeeded beyond his wildest dreams, clinching his place in history with the famous question "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" The first book to examine the interworkings of extraordinary physical challenges, political intrigue, and larger-than life personalities, INTO AFRICA is a fascinating work of narrative history, told with all the power and drama of a novel.At once a gripping historical narrative and a thrilling adventure tale, INTO AFRICA tells the story behind one of the most famous encounters in exploration history--the climactic meetingDr. David Livingstone and journalist Henry Morton Stanley in the dark heart of Africa.
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