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Publisher Description

A CLASSIC MEMOIR OF TWO PIONEERING ADVENTURERS

Before Joy Adamson went to Africa, before Margaret Mead sailed to Samoa, before Dian Fossey was even born, a Kansas teenager named Osa Leighty married Martin Johnson, a pioneering photographer just back from a ‘round-the-world cruise with Jack London. Together the Johnsons flew and sailed to Borneo, to Kenya, and to the Congo, filming Simba and other popular nature movies with Martin behind the camera and Osa holding her rifle at the ready in case the scene’s big game star should turn hostile. This bestselling memoir retraces their careers in rich detail, with precisely observed descriptions and often heart-stopping anecdotes. Illustrated with scores of the dramatic photos that made the Johnsons famous, it’s a book sure to delight every lover of true adventure.

GENRE
Travel & Adventure
RELEASED
1997
August 14
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
448
Pages
PUBLISHER
Kodansha USA
SELLER
Penguin Random House Canada
SIZE
114.7
MB