A Voyager Out: The Life of Mary Kingsley

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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.

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*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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