The Resource Blood river : a journey to Africa's broken heart, Tim Butcher

Blood river : a journey to Africa's broken heart, Tim Butcher

Label
Blood river : a journey to Africa's broken heart
Title
Blood river
Title remainder
a journey to Africa's broken heart
Statement of responsibility
Tim Butcher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author recounts his audacious and perilous quest through the Congo as he retraced the 1874 expedition of explorer H.M. Stanley to map the Congo River, traveling alone with an assortment of vehicles, including a motorbike and dugout canoe, and aided by characters ranging from U.N. aid workers to a pygmy-rights advocate
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1967-
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Butcher, Tim
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT647.5
LC item number
.B88 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Butcher, Tim
  • Butcher, Tim
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo River
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Congo River
  • Travel
Label
Blood river : a journey to Africa's broken heart, Tim Butcher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa's broken heart -- The final frontier -- Cobalt town -- The pearl of Tanganyika -- Walked to death -- The Jungle Books -- Up a river without a paddle -- Pirogue progress -- The Equator Express -- Bend in the river -- River passage -- Road rage
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 363 pages
Isbn
9780802118776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213452468
  • (OCoLC)ocn213452468
Label
Blood river : a journey to Africa's broken heart, Tim Butcher
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa's broken heart -- The final frontier -- Cobalt town -- The pearl of Tanganyika -- Walked to death -- The Jungle Books -- Up a river without a paddle -- Pirogue progress -- The Equator Express -- Bend in the river -- River passage -- Road rage
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 363 pages
Isbn
9780802118776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213452468
  • (OCoLC)ocn213452468

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