Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
The African Adventurers A Return to the Silent Places cover
  • ISBN: 9780312076221
  • ISBN10: 0312076223

The African Adventurers a Return to the Silent Places

by Peter Hathaway Capstick

  • List Price: $26.99
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: St Martins Pr
  • Publish date: 07/01/1992
used Add to Cart $1.00
You save: 96%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $18.21
You save: 33%
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
ebook Buy $13.49
Provided by Redshelf
License: lifetime
Description
Peter Capstick has been hailed as the adventure-writing successor to Hemingway and Ruark. Only Capstick "can write action as cleanly and suspensefully as the best of his predecessors" (Sports Illustrated). This long-awaited sequel to Death in the Silent Places (1981) brings to life four turn-of-the-century adventurers and the savage frontiers they braved. Frederick Selous, a British hunter, naturalist, and soldier, rewrote the history books with his fearless treks deep into the Dark Continent. English game ranger Constantine "Iodine" Ionides saved Tanganyikan villages from man-eating lions and leopards. He also gained lasting fame for his uncanny ability to capture black mambas, cobras, Gaboon vipers, and other deadly snakes. The dashing Brit Johnny Boyes who gained the chieftainship of the Kikuyu tribe with sheer bravado and survived the ferocious battles and ambushes of intertribal warfare. And Scottish ex-boxer, Jim Sutherland, one of the best ivory hunters who ever lived. His tracking skills and stamina afoot became the stuff of African hunting legend. If you are a Capstick fan, you'll relish The African Adventurers, his eleventh book. Once again he delivers "the kind of chilling stories that Hemingway only heard second-hand...with a flair and style that Papa himself would admire" (Guns & Ammo). The author's pungent wit and his authenticity gained from years in the bush make this quartet of vintage heroics an unforgettable return to the silent places.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
secondsale

Location: Montgomery, IL
Ask seller a question
Good
Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc...
$1.00
secondsale

Location: Montgomery, IL
Ask seller a question
Acceptable
Item in acceptable condition including possible liquid damage. As well,
[...]
$1.00
GoodDealsOnUsedBooks

Location: Aurora, IL
Good
Shipping Icon
0312076223 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc...
$2.23
DA Book Mine

Location: Imperial, MO
Good
Shipping Icon
The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and
[...]
$2.23
GoodDealsOnUsedBooks

Location: Aurora, IL
Acceptable
Shipping Icon
0312076223 Item in acceptable condition including possible liquid damage. As
[...]
$2.23
Goodwill Industries

Location: Miami, FL
Good
All of our books are in excellent shape! May contain some wear or contain minimal highlighting-writing.
$2.25
HPB Inc.

Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$5.62
Sharehouse Goods

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Good
This is an ex-library book with library stickers and customary markings. This
[...]
$6.17
HPB-Diamond

Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$8.98
Ergodebooks

Location: Richmond, TX
Ask seller a question
Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.
$11.92
The Warm Springs Book Company

Location: Fremont, CA
Like New
Shipping Icon
A fine copy in a near fine, mylar protected DJ. 1st edition. Illustrated; Small amount of wear to DJ; 8vo., 244 pages.
$14.56
Mainly Books

Location: Dublin, PA
Very Good
Shipping Icon
0312076223. Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the
[...]
$15.75
HappyBooks

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Like New
Shipping Icon
hardcover 244 pages. bright yellow covers. With dust jacket. Contains:
[...]
$16.87
Top Notch Books

Location: Tolar, TX
Very Good
Shipping Icon
8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Jacket and boards have only light wear. Pages are clean, text has no markings, binding is sound.
$16.87
Powell's Books

Location: Portland, OR
Very Good
$17.26