Trader Horn: A Young Man's Astounding Adventures in 19th Century Equatorial Africa by Alfred Aloysius HornTrader Horn: A Young Man's Astounding Adventures in 19th Century Equatorial Africa by Alfred Aloysius Horn

Trader Horn: A Young Man's Astounding Adventures in 19th Century Equatorial Africa

byAlfred Aloysius HornAs told byEthelreda LewisIntroduction byTim Cahill

Paperback | May 30, 2002

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This is the stuff of legends - the true story of the life of Trader Horn. Down on his luck in old age, Horn recounts his wild youth as an ivory trader in central Africa, journeying into jungles teaming with buffalo, gorillas, and man-eating leopards; liberating an Isorga princess from captivity; navigating treacherous rivers; freeing slaves; and meeting Cecil Rhodes, the founder of Rhodesia. Trader Horn is a vivid and unforgettable portrait of a vanished period in African history. 'An amazing book... . It casts a spell over one.' - The New York Times Book Review This is the stuff of legends - the true story of the life of Trader Horn. Down on his luck in old age, Horn recounts his wild youth as an ivory trader in central Africa, journeying into jungles teaming with buffalo, gorillas, and man-eating leopards; liberating an Isorga princess from captivity; navigating treacherous rivers; freeing slaves; and meeting Cecil Rhodes, the founder of Rhodesia. Trader Horn is a vivid and unforgettable portrait of a vanished period in African history. 'An amazing book... . It casts a spell over one.' - The New York Times Book Review
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Title:Trader Horn: A Young Man's Astounding Adventures in 19th Century Equatorial AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.13 × 0.69 inPublished:May 30, 2002Publisher:Travelers TalesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1885211813

ISBN - 13:9781885211811

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