Titolo: The Africans
Casa editrice: Mandarin
Data di pubblicazione: 1990
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780749301354-3
Riassunto: Part political travelogue and part contemporary history, this book is the result of 4 years spent in Africa by "Los Angeles Times" correspondent David Lamb. It includes interviews with witch doctors, presidents, guerrilla leaders, shanty town dwellers and university professors.
Dal risvolto interno: During the four years he spent in black Africa as the bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, David Lamb traveled through almost every country south of the Sahara, logging more than 300,000 miles. He talked to presidents and guerrilla leaders, university professors and witch doctors. He bounced from wars to coups oceans apart, catching midnight flights to little-known countries where supposedly decent people were doing unspeakable things to one another. In the tradition of John Gunther's Inside Africa, The Africans is an extraordinary combination of analysis and adventure. Part travelogue, part contemporary history, it is a portrait of a continent that sometimes seems hell-bent on destroying itself, and of people who are as courageous as they are long-suffering.
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