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Green Hills of Africa - 96 edition

Green Hills of Africa (ISBN10: 0684801299; ISBN13: 9780684801292)
ISBN13: 978-0684801292
ISBN10: 0684801299

Summary: His second major venture into nonfiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's well-known interest in -- and fascination with -- big-game hunting is magnificently captured in this evocative account of his trip. In examining the poetic grace of the chase, and the ferocity of the kill, Hemi ...show morengway also looks inward, seeking to explain the lure of the hunt and the primal undercurrent that comes alive on the plains of Africa. Yet Green Hills of Africa is also an impassioned portrait of the glory of the African landscape, and of the beauty of a wilderness that was, even then, being threatened by the incursions of man. Hemingway's rich description of the beauty and strangeness of the land and his passion for the sport of hunting combine to give Green Hills of Africa the freshness and immediacy of a deeply felt personal experience that is the hallmark of the greatest travel writing. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Published: 02/28/1996
International: No



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Acceptable A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes in pen or highlighter. This item was a donation to Goo ...show moredwill of Greater Washington. Thanks for your order from Goodwill of Greater Washington. ...show less
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