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Download The Shadow of Kilimanjaro online Books

Henry Holt and Company

English - 324 pages - ISBN-10: 0805053905 - ISBN-13: 9780805053906

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In one of the most acclaimed travel and adventure books of the past year, Rick Ridgeway chronicles his trek from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to the Indian Ocean, through Kenya's famed Tsavo Park. His tale is, according to The Boston Globe, "a gripping account of how it feels to be charged by an incensed elephant and kept awake at night by the roaring of stalking lions." But it is more than an adventure story. The Los Angeles Times noted that "the pace of walking gives Ridgeway time to contemplate his great theme and the great men and women who have struggled with the conundrum of whether man can live at peace with the beasts." Ridgeway examines the effects of colonial expansion on the indigenous people, the landscape, and the animals, and contemplates the future for all of them.

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Michelle Anderson

Very good book...U will get to understand him so much better.

Christopher Walker

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Zoey Simpson

It was damn awesome, sweet, the way of describing the romance was just marvellous

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