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Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales From Out of Africa

Kamante/Beard, Peter (collected by)/Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen) (photos/captions)

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ISBN 10: 0151530807 / ISBN 13: 9780151530809
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1st printing, NY, 1975
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unpaginated, photos, illus (1 color), 4to; VG/VG dust jacket, 1 inch tear to top front of dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 37900

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Title: Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales From ...

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1st printing, NY

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Isak Dinesen and the land and people she loved are nowhere so real and compelling as in Longing for Darkness, written by Dinesen's majordomo, Kamante, and now boasting a smart new cover. Readers familiar with Out of Africa may recognize many of the enchanting stories. These celebrated tales and others are retold here from Kamante's perspective and are enhanced with his own drawings and letters, Dinesen's words and snapshots, and photographs by Peter Beard. Writes Beard, "Over a period of 12 years, as if divesting himself of his possessions, Kamante put down the extra dimensions of truth which are at the heart of Out of Africa."

About the Author:

Peter Beard first visited Africa in 1955 when he began working n his expansive collection of articles and photographic essays. His books include Longing for Darkness a tribute to the life of Karen Blixen, The End of the Game, and Eyelids of Morning: The M

Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen, 1885-1962) is the author of Out of Africa and other classic works of literature.

Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis (1929-1996) discovered Longing for Darkness through her friend Peter Beard, and read the tales to her children.

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