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Beyond Mombasa

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Beyond Mombasa by Frank A. Coates
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Beyond Mombasa tells the unforgettable story of Ronald and Florence Preston, the pioneering Victorian-era couple who, with the help of 1000 mutinous coolies, not to mention all manner of beasts, attempt the seemingly impossible - building a railway line from exotic Mombasa on the east coast all the way to Lake Victoria, deep in Africa's dark and wild heart. In an era when the French were threatening the British stronghold over Africa, this intrepid couple defy the odds in their quest to accomplish the greatest engineering feat the world had ever seen. But to achieve their goal they must overcome innumerable challenges: inhospitable terrain, floods, droughts, illness, man-eating lions, political pressures, warring tribesmen, traitors from within, not to mention the huge personal strain put on their marriage ...
Release date NZ
March 30th, 2005
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Pages
512
ISBN-13
9780732279189
Product ID
1646036

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