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The Resource Walking the Nile, Levison Wood

Walking the Nile, Levison Wood

Label
Walking the Nile
Title
Walking the Nile
Statement of responsibility
Levison Wood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
His journey is 4,250 miles long. He is walking every step of the way, camping in the wild, foraging for food, fending for himself against multiple dangers. He is passing through rainforest, savannah, swamp, desert and lush delta oasis. He will cross seven, very different countries. No one has ever made this journey on foot. In this detailed, thoughtful, inspiring and dramatic book, recounting Levison Wood's walk the length of the Nile, he will uncover the history of the Nile, yet through the people he meets and who will help him with his journey, he will come face to face with the great story of a modern Africa emerging out of the past. Exploration and Africa are two of his great passions - they drive him on and motivate his inquisitiveness and resolution not to fail, yet the challenges of the terrain, the climate, the animals, the people and his own psychological resolution will throw at him are immense. The dangers are very real, but so is the motivation for this ex-army officer. If he can overcome the mental and physical challenges, he will be walking into history..
Summary
The former British paratrooper, photographer and explorer documents his nine-month, 4,000-mile journey by foot along the Nile, discussing his life-threatening natural and cultural encounters in six different nations and the loss of a colleague along the journey
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462758
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
916.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Walking the Nile, Levison Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A major television series"--Cover
  • Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
338 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471135644
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781471135644
  • 19260073
Label
Walking the Nile, Levison Wood
Publication
Note
  • "A major television series"--Cover
  • Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
338 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471135644
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781471135644
  • 19260073

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