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"With Wilbur Smith action is never further than the turn of a page." Independent Combining breathtaking realism with thrilling suspense this is the story of a fight against the forces of greed, and evil. in Zimbabwe, TV naturalist Dr. Daniel Armstrong films the slaughter of a herd of elephants. In London anthropologist Kelly Kinnear is forced into a violent comglomerate in the City of London, warning them of the destruction of an African country and its people. In the background is a magnificient continent, threatened by the destructive hand of man.
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Ivory. In Africa, it is the tragic and thrilling object of greed, corruption, and senseless death. In this dangerous world of poachers and blood money, one determined man and one dedicated woman risk their lives to stop the senseless slaughter of a species on the brink of extinction.
Following a trail that leads from the Mountains of the Moon and the deep forests of central Africa to the secret opulence of Taiwan and London's corridors of power, naturalist Dr. Daniel Armstrong and anthropologist Kelly Kinnear fight the battle of their lives against terrifying adversaries--the powerful individuals and conglomerates who would wipe out an entire race of human beings to satisfy their insatiable lust for elephant's ivory....
"Compelling...Adventure, realism, and suspense are the stuff of Wilbur Smith's books....This story transcends any formula by making its case, passionately, for the human hunger for justice."
--The Christian Science Monitor
"Filled with intrigue and adventure on almost every page...Smith pulls his readers to the edge of their seats....For those who love an exciting adventure novel, this is one that will be difficult to put down."
Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. He became a full time writer in 1964 after the successful publication of When the Lion Feeds, and has since written twenty-six novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages. He owns a farm and game reserve and has an abiding concern for the people and wildlife of his native continent, an interest strongly reflected in his novels.
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Book Description Charnwood, 1992. Condition: Good. Lrg. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP88563183
Book Description Ulverscroft Large Print Books, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0708986633