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The Eye of the Elephant: An Epic Adventure in the African Wilderness
Contributor(s): Owens, Mark (Author), Owens, Delia (Author)

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ISBN: 0395680905     ISBN-13: 9780395680902
Publisher: Mariner Books
OUR PRICE: $16.11  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 1993
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Annotation: In a remote Zambian valley where elephants gracefully wandered into camp to eat fruit from the trees, the authors of the bestselling Cry of the Kalahari discovered a new wilderness Eden. But peace was shortlived when they were drawn into a struggle that threatened their lives. Photos.
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BISAC Categories:
- Nature | Animal Rights
- Nature | Animals - Mammals
- Travel | Special Interest - Adventure
Dewey: B
LCCN: 92017691
Physical Information: 0.84" H x 5.96" W x 9.01" (1.05 lbs) 320 pages
Themes:
- Cultural Region - African
- Topical - Ecology
 
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Publisher Description:
Expelled from Botswana for writing Cry of the Kalahari, the Owenses set off across Africa. They settled in Zambia, where they soon found their peace shattered by the gunfire of elephant poachers. This is the story of the couple's battle to save the elephants and their own lives.

Contributor Bio(s): Owens, Delia: - When Mark and Delia Owens first went to Africa in 1974, they bought a thirdhand Land Rover, drove deep into the Kalahari Desert, and lived there for seven years. They are the authors of Cry of the Kalahari, an international bestseller and winner of the John Burroughs Medal, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna. After more than 30 years in Africa, they returned to the United States to carry on their conservation work.Owens, Mark: - When Mark and Delia Owens first went to Africa in 1974, they bought a thirdhand Land Rover, drove deep into the Kalahari Desert, and lived there for seven years. They are the authors of Cry of the Kalahari, an international bestseller and winner of the John Burroughs Medal, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna. After more than 30 years in Africa, they returned to the United States to carry on their conservation work.
 
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