Alan Moorehead White Nile, The

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Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others, The White Nile remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.

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Alan Moorehead (1910-1983) was a foreign correspondent for the London Daily Express, where he won an international reputation for his coverage of World War II campaigns, and also served as the chief public relations officer in the Ministry of Defense. He is also the author of many other notable books, including Gallipoli and Darwin and the Beagle.

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"A noble book about the mightiest river on earth." -- --Saturday Review

"A vivid chronicle, stirring, exciting, important...endlessly fascinating. A superb drama of adventurers whose like can never again be seen." -- --New York Herald Tribune

"Extraordinary, Compelling." -- --New York Times

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