Profiles Mary Kingsley's rise from obscurity in a bizarre English literary family to international fame as an explorer-geographer, scientist, and best-selling author of two books on West Africa
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Katherine Frank is the author of Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi. She has also written biographies of Emily Brontë and Lucie Duff Gordon.Review:
*Katherine Frank is the ideal biographer for this challenging subject...the story of a unique woman that has to be read, absorbed, devoured, to be believed.*--Elizabeth Longford *A brilliant biography of Mary Kingsley, one of that remarkable cohort of brave Victorian lady travellers around the world.* --Britain-Nigeria Association
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin (T), 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110395353157
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0395353157