Description - Colors of Africa by James Kilgo
James Kilgo's travelogue of the safari he took late in his life to Zambia's Luangwa River Valley is suffused with his keen awareness of Africa's complexities and contradictions. As Kilgo reflects on the swirl of customs and beliefs around him, he measures what he has learned firsthand about Africa against his readings of the literary greats who came before him, including explorer and missionary David Livingstone, writers Ernest Hemingway and Isak Dinesen, and environmentalists Mark and Delia Owens.
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(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
University of Georgia Press
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Author Biography - James Kilgo
James Kilgo (1941-2002) was a member of the University of Georgia English department faculty for over thirty years and director of the creative writing program from 1994 to 1996. His books include Daughter of My People, Deep Enough for Ivorybills, and Inheritance of Horses (all published by Georgia).