Crossing The Heart Of Africa: An Odyssey of Love and Adventure

Paperback | December 7, 2010

byJulian Smith

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“This rapturous adventure narrative…shows that love really does conquer all.” —Hampton Sides, New York Times bestselling author of Blood and Thunder

“Charming, wise, and captivating.” —Dean King, bestselling author of Skeletons on the Zahara

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“This rapturous adventure narrative…shows that love really does conquer all.” —Hampton Sides, New York Times bestselling author of Blood and Thunder “Charming, wise, and captivating.” —Dean King, bestselling author of Skeletons on the Zahara

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The amazing true story of Julian Smith, who retraced the journey of legendary British explorer Ewart "The Leopard" Grogan, the first man to cross the length of Africa, in hopes of also winning the heart of the woman he loved. In 1898, the dashing young British explorer Ewart “the Leopard” Grogan was in love. In order to prove his mettl...

Julian Smith received a Banff Mountain Book Award forCrossing the Heart of Africaand has written forOutside,Smithsonian,Wired,Men's Journal,National Geographic Traveler,Discover, and theWashington Post.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.77 inPublished:December 7, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061873470

ISBN - 13:9780061873478

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“An extraordinary love story . . . [an] absolutely fascinating adventure”