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One Dry Season: In The Footsteps of Mary Kingsley

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One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley Caroline Alexander
Re-creating the journey of the 19th-century writer Mary Kingsley (Travels), Alexander works her way up West Africa’s Ogooue River to explore some of the continent’s most dangerous territory. Despite the book’s contemporary settings, it’s every bit as surprising as Kingsley’s. A-