Page dim. 276 x 194 x 24
Weight: 1062 grams
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time In this book, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who visited her: of primitive festivals: of big game that were her near neighbors--lions, rhinos, elephants, zebras, buffaloes--and of Lulu, the little gazelle who came to live with her, unbelievably ladylike and beautiful. The Random House colophon made its debut in February 1927 on the cover of a little pamphlet called "Announcement Number One." Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer, the company's founders, had acquired the Modern Library from publishers Boni and Liveright two years earlier. One day, their friend the illustrator Rockwell Kent stopped by their office. Cerf later recalled, "Rockwell was sitting at my desk facing Donald, and we were talking about doing a few books on the side, when suddenly I got an inspiration and said, 'I've got the name for our publishing house. We ...
This exclusive tour of North America's most storied fishing lodges puts you on the premiere streams, rivers, lakes, and coasts with a fly rod in hand. Escape on the fishing trip of your dreams with Great Fishing Lodges of North America. From Alaska to Florida, Montana to Maine, and across Canada, this is a must-have for the fisherman who dreams of taking the once-in-a-lifetime trip, or wants to bring the "lodge lifestyle" home. With text by Orvis's Paul Fersen, Great Fishing Lodges of North America offers fascinating profiles of each destination, including detailed information on the local waters and its game fish, the lodge, amenities and activities, unique recipes, and game species and wildlife in the area. Images of each lodge and the surrounding countryside complement the beautiful, on-the-water photography by some of America's best outdoor photographers.
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