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Author Wood, Levison, 1982- author.

Title Walking the Nile / Levison Wood.

Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2015.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  916.204 WOO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  916.204 WOO    AVAILABLE
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Description 338 pages, 16 unumbered pages of plates : illustrations (color), map (black and white), color portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes index (p. [328] - 338).
Note First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd.
Maps on the lining paper.
Summary His journey is 4,250 miles long.He is walking every step of the way, camping in the wild, foraging for food, fending for himself against multiple dangers.He is passing through rainforest, savannah, swamp, desert and lush delta oasis.He will cross seven, very different countries.No one has ever made this journey on foot.In this detailed, thoughtful, inspiring and dramatic book, recounting Levison Wood's walk the length of the Nile, he will uncover the history of the Nile, yet through the people he meets and who will help him with his journey, he will come face to face with the great story of a modern Africa emerging out of the past. Exploration and Africa are two of his great passions - they drive him on and motivate his inquisitiveness and resolution not to fail, yet the challenges of the terrain, the climate, the animals, the people and his own psychological resolution will throw at him are immense.The dangers are very real, but so is the motivation for this ex-army officer. If he can overcome the mental and physical challenges, he will be walking into history ...
Subject Wood, Levison, 1982- -- Travel -- Nile River.
Nile River -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9780802124494 hardcover
0802124496 hardcover
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