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The Africans by  David Lamb - Paperback - 1987 - from The Parnassus BookShop and Biblio.co.uk

The Africans

by Lamb, David

Condition: Good/No Jacket


U.S.A: Vintage/Random House, 1987. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Good Condition. Gently used book that is clean and unmarked with light wear to corners, cover flares up slightly, tight and square binding. Pages are toned, clean, no markings of any kind. After traveling in Africa for 4 years writing for the Los Angeles Times, and traveling through almost every country south of the Sahara, talking to presidents and guerrilla leaders, university professors and witch doctors, David Lamb presents this combination of adventure and analysis. It is part travelogue and part contemporary history, providing a portrait of a country seemingly willing to destroy itself, and of a courageous and long-suffering people. 371 pages, indexed. 5.2 x 8 inches. 1987, Vintage/Random House, USA


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