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Mary Kingsley

R. D. Pearce

Mary Kingsley

light at the heart of darkness

by R. D. Pearce

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Kensal Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, 1862-1900.,
    • Explorers -- Africa, West -- Biography.,
    • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-171) and index.

      StatementRobert D. Pearce.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT476.23.K56 P4 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1944266M
      ISBN 10094604161X, 0946041628
      LC Control Number90166917

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Upon her sudden freedom from family obligations, a sheltered Victorian spinster traded her stifling middle-class existence for an incredible expedition in the Congo.

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