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At the Mercy of the River: An Exploration of the Last African Wilderness

Biography / Memoir

By: Peter Stark

332 pages, Photos

Ballantine Books

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #154221 | ISBN: 0345441818
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About this book

Stark chronicles his trip down Mozambique's Lugenda River past expected and unexpected hazards, wondering what drives man to push beyond the boundaries of civilization. He uses diaries, letters, and historical accounts of past explorers to understand man's urge to explore.

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