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RIVER CONGO: The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World’s Most Dramatic River

Forbath Peter

Published by New York E.P. Dutton 1979, 1979
Soft cover
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First Dutton edition. With 35 black and white maps and other illustrations. 8vo, in the original illustrated paper wrappers. xii, 419. A very good, clean copy. "Forbath has dared set foot where no earlier writer dared to tread. Others have followed a favorite African explorer or stream in the name of adventure and insight, but Forbath is the first to attempt the ambitious task of putting them all together. In a swiftly moving narrative, he re-creates the questions asked by generations of western sailors and hikers. Forbath has done a fine job of putting together the pieces of the puzzle he found while he watched the silvery gray water and listed to the sounds of silence at Stanleyville" ("Washington Post"). Bookseller Inventory # 17452

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Title: RIVER CONGO: The Discovery, Exploration and ...

Publisher: New York E.P. Dutton 1979

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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