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Black Livingstone: A True Tale of Adventure in the Nineteenth-Century Congo

Kennedy, Pagan

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ISBN 10: 0670030368 / ISBN 13: 9780670030361
Published by Viking, 2002
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. xviii, 237 p. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. This biography tells the story of William Henry Sheppard, an African-American missionary who traveled to the Belgian Congo in 1890, becoming known to history as the Black Livingstone. A New York Times Notable Book of 2002. Bookseller Inventory # 61949

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Title: Black Livingstone: A True Tale of Adventure ...

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: First edition. First printing [stated].

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Looks at the life of William Henry Sheppard, an African American missionary who traveled to the Belgian Congo in 1890 and became known as the "Black Livingstone" due to his many lectures across the country detailing his adventures.

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Pagan Kennedy is the author of seven books, including her most recent novel The Exes. She was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, Britain's most prestigious literary award.

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