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Facing The Congo

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Facing The Congo by Jeffrey Tayler
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"At thirty-three one's direction in life should be clear, and mine was not". In search of some direction, or at least a new challenge, Jeffrey Tayler gave up his day job of opening rejection letters from publishers and went exploring. Having always been fascinated by Africa and the great age of Victorian exploration he went to Kinshasa in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) and found a boat to take him up-river to Kisangani, deep in the heart of the jungle. Not content with that, he then bought a pirogue (a kind of canoe), hired a guide and set out to paddle the 1000 miles back to Kinshasa.

Author Biography

Jeffrey Tayler is a writer and traveller, and the author of one previous book.
Release date NZ
February 14th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Integrated: 12, b/w int.
Imprint
Abacus
Pages
352
Dimensions
128x196x24
ISBN-13
9780349114507
Product ID
1696058

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