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Author Shipman, Pat, 1949-

Title To the heart of the Nile : Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of Central Africa / Richard Hall.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  B BAKER, FLORENCE    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B BAKER, FLORENCE, LADY    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG BAKER, FLORENCE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 428 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [405]-410) and index.
Contents I am not a slave -- Shots, knives, yells, corpses, and fire -- Like a hawk after a mouse -- A girl from the harem -- So absurd an errand -- Heart of a lion -- Sitt, I be your boy -- A perfect hell -- Are the men willing to march? -- A gorilla in London -- Tock-tock-tock -- The water cabbages are moving -- My legs are but useless things -- Life so uncertain here -- A courageous lady -- Supreme and absolute power -- My lady and I shall proceed alone -- Not a gentleman in the whole of Africa -- The legendary reputation for Amazonian qualities -- That disgraceful outrage -- You promised you would never return without me -- How can I live? -- March 11, 1916.
Subject Baker, Florence, Lady.
Baker, Samuel White, Sir, 1821-1893.
Explorers -- Nile River -- Biography.
Women explorers -- Nile River -- Biography.
Explorers -- Africa, Central -- Biography.
Women explorers -- Africa, Central -- Biography.
Africa, Central -- Discovery and exploration.
Nile River -- Discovery and exploration.
Added Title Heart of the Nile
Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of Central Africa
ISBN 0060505559: $25.95
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