Crossing the Heart of Africa: An Odyssey of Love and Adventure

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Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.32 X 7.97 X 0.83 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061873478

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About the Author

JULIAN SMITH received a Banff Mountain Book Award and a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Crossing the Heart of Africa: An Odyssey of Love and Adventure. The coauthor of Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters, he has written for Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, Wired, Outside, and the Washington Post, among other publications. Julian lives in Portland, Oregon.

Reviews

"Grogan would have been a fitting protagonist for Shakespeare ... an insightful and often uproarious romp. ... memorable ... sheds light on Grogan's monumental feat, which is worthy of a revisit."--Boston Globe
SOCIETY OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITERS WESTERN WRITING AWARDS WINNER: GOLD PRIZE (TRAVEL)--No Source
BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK COMPETITION WINNER: SPECIAL JURY MENTION--No Source
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF JOURNALISTS AND AUTHORS AWARDS BEST-BOOK WINNER: MEMOIR--No Source
"Julian Smith, a talented travel writer, evokes Grogan, his adventures and his world with both insight and panache."--Washington Post
"An extraordinary love story . . . [an] absolutely fascinating adventure"--GoNomad.com