The White Nile (Penguin Classic History)

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9780141391168: The White Nile (Penguin Classic History)
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Describes late nineteenth-century expeditions to discover the source of the Nile from Burton and Speke to Henry Stanley

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"A NOBLE BOOK ABOUT THE MIGHTIEST RIVER ON EARTH".

-- SATURDAY REVIEW

"Extraordinary, Compelling."--"New York Times"A noble book about the mightiest river on earth."--"Saturday Review"A vivid chronicle, stirring, exciting, important...endlessly fascinating. A superb drama of adventurers whose like can never again be seen."--"New York Herald Tribune

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Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the 19th century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on Earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton, and many others, The White Nile remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.

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