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An Affair with Africa: Expeditions and Adventures Across a Continent

Biography / Memoir

By: Alzada Carlisle Kistner

246 pages, B/w photos, maps

Shearwater Books

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #76368 | ISBN: 1559635312
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NHBS Price: £27.50 $34/€32 approx

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Describes the experiences of the Kistner family during their five entomological expeditions to Africa from 1960 to 1972-3. From hunching over columns of ants for hours on end while seven months pregnant to eating dinner next to Idi Amin, Kistner provides a lively and humour-filled account of the human side of scientific discovery.


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