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By Paul Theroux

In darkish superstar Safari the wittily observant and endearingly irascible Paul Theroux takes readers the size of Africa by means of rattletrap bus, dugout canoe, livestock truck, armed convoy, ferry, and teach. during his epic and enlightening trip, he endures risk, hold up, and dismaying circumstances.
Gauging the scenario, he talks to Africans, reduction staff, missionaries, and travelers. What effects is an insightful meditation at the historical past, politics, and sweetness of Africa and its humans, and "a vibrant portrayal of the key sweetness, the hidden power, and the long-patient desire that lies simply underneath the outside" (Rocky Mountain News). In a brand new postscript, Theroux recounts the dramatic occasions of a go back to Africa to go to Zimbabwe.

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