9780802144331

Blood River The Terrifying Journey Through The World's Most Dangerous Country

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802144331

  • ISBN10:

    0802144330

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2009
  • Publisher: Grove Press

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Summary

"Blood River" offers a compulsively readable account of a journey to the Congo--a country virtually inaccessible to the outside world--vividly told by a daring and adventurous journalist.

Author Biography

Born in 1967, Tim Butcher has worked for The Daily Telegraph since 1990 as the paper's chief war correspondent and Africa bureau chief. He is currently their Middle East correspondent, based in Jerusalem.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Africa's Broken Heartp. 1
The Final Frontierp. 29
Cobalt Townp. 51
The Pearl of Tanganyikap. 75
Walked to Deathp. 117
The Jungle Booksp. 153
Up a River Without a Paddlep. 177
Pirogue Progressp. 211
The Equator Expressp. 231
Bend in the Riverp. 253
River Passagep. 291
Road Ragep. 317
Epiloguep. 343
Bibliographyp. 347
Acknowledgementsp. 349
Indexp. 351
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