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My Pride and Joy.

by Adamson, George

Condition: As New/As New

London: Collins,, 1986. 304pp,4 maps, 4 family trees, lavishly illustrated with colour and b&w photos. As New in As New dustjacket. An autobiography, written, with a little help from his friends, when George was eighty: "This book is a work of collaboration between Bill Travers [who played the role of George in the film 'Born Free'], Adrian House and myself". (Author's Note). . The book is a wonderful evocation of George and Joy Adamson, Elsa the lioness and other lions, the film 'Born Free', and many dozens of well-known figures from Kenya's colourful past - Karen and Bror Blixen, Lord Delamere, Delves Broughton, Denys Finch Hatton, Elspeth Huxley, the Leakeys, etc.. As New in as New dustjacket. G32. 1st. Edition. Cloth & Gilt. As New/As New.


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