Cry of the Kalahari
  • Author : Mark Owens
  • Release Date : 26 June 1984
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 341
  • ISBN 13 : 0395647800
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Book Description: This account of the author's seven-year stay in Africa's Kalahari wilderness covers their adventures of survival, their contact with curious and dangerous animals, and the establishment of their conservation research project

Cry of the Kalahari

Cry of the Kalahari

Author : Mark Owens,Delia Owens
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This account of the author's seven-year stay in Africa's Kalahari wilderness covers their adventures of survival, their contact with curious and dangerous animals, and the establishment of their conservation research project...

Cry of the Kalahari

Cry of the Kalahari

Author : Delia Owens,Mark Owens
Publisher : Hachette UK
Genre : Nature
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'A remarkable story beautifully told... Among such classics as Goodall's In the Shadow of Man and Fossey's Gorillas in the Mist' Chicago Tribune Carrying little more than a change of clothes and a pair of binoculars, two young Americans, Mark and Delia Owens, caught a plane to Africa, bought a ...

Delia And Mark Owens In Africa

Delia And Mark Owens In Africa

Author : Delia Owens
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Travel
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Delia Owens, author of the best-selling Where the Crawdads Sing, began her career writing riveting real-life adventure and wildlife tales with her husband, Mark Owens. Collected in a single volume for the first time, these three odysseys show how the Owenses’ “ingenuity, courage, and accomplishment are beyond exaggeration.” (People) Carrying ...

The Eye of the Elephant

The Eye of the Elephant

Author : Delia Owens,Mark Owens
Publisher : HMH
Genre : Travel
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An “exciting” true account of battling the elephant poachers of Zambia by the author of Where the Crawdads Sing and her fellow biologist (The Boston Globe). Intelligent, majestic, and loyal, with lifespans matching our own, elephants are among the greatest of the wonders gracing the African wilds. Yet, in the 1970...

Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing

Author : Delia Owens
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE—The #1 New York Times bestselling worldwide sensation with more than 12 million copies sold, hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “a painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming-of-age narrative and a celebration of nature.” For ...

Secrets of the Savanna

Secrets of the Savanna

Author : Mark Owens,Delia Owens
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Nature
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The best-selling authors of Cry of the Kalahari describe their many years in Africa working to save the elephants and other wildlife decimated by poachers, as well as the poverty-stricken nearby villages, a quest that led to threats against their own lives that forced them out of Zambia....

Kalahari

Kalahari

Author : Jessica Khoury
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Deep in the Kalahari Desert, a Corpus lab protects a dangerous secret… But what happens when that secret takes on a life of its own? When an educational safari goes wrong, five teens find themselves stranded in the Kalahari Desert without a guide. It’s up to Sarah, the daughter ...

The Kalahari Typing School for Men

The Kalahari Typing School for Men

Author : Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Fiction
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Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, and the occasional ...

The Sands of Kalahari

The Sands of Kalahari

Author : William Mulvihill
Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
Genre : History
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The Sands of Kalahari, first published in 1960, begins its gripping story with the crash-landing of a small plane carrying seven people in the harsh Kalahari desert. Their struggle to survive in the wilderness around them―as well as each other―make up the bulk of this classic tale of adventure. ...

Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Summary of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Author : Paul Adams / Bookhabits
Publisher : Blurb
Genre : Education
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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens: Conversation Starters When she was six years old, Kya's mother abandoned her and her siblings. Eventually deserted by her father and siblings, Kya learns to live by herself. She is taunted as a swamp rat and retreats from interaction with the community around ...

Part of the Pride

Part of the Pride

Author : Kevin Richardson,Tony Park
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Genre : Nature
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About a year ago, film started to circulate on YouTube® of a remarkable man named Kevin Richardson, an animal custodian in a South African animal park. The film showed Richardson in his day-to-day work, looking some of the world's most dangerous animals directly in the eye, crouching down at their ...

Survivor s Song

Survivor s Song

Author : Delia Owens,Mark Owens
Publisher : Harpercollins Pub Limited
Genre : Elephants
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The sequel to Cry of the Kalahari, this book takes up where the first began, with the Owenses returning to the Kalahari to continue their study of elephants. After deportation because of their open criticism of the government's soft stance on wildlife conservation, they find their way back to their ...

Cry of the Firebird

Cry of the Firebird

Author : T.M. Clark
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Fiction
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In the badlands of Africa, a resourceful doctor fights to save her patients' lives. Australian thriller writer T.M. Clark returns with a vivid, action-packed adventure in the tradition of Wilbur Smith. South African--born Doctor Lily Winters, a consultant with the World Health Organization, has been in the thick of ...

Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

Author : Dian Fossey
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Nature
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Presents thirteen years of field research on the endangered mountain gorilla of the African rain forest....