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THROUGH MY EYES

THROUGH MY EYES

THROUGH MY EYES Journey of a Wildlife Veterinarian by Dr Michael Kock. “Never forget the people factor if you want conservation success”.This superbly presented book is not just a memoir of Dr Michael Kock’s expansive career as a wildlife veterinarian, but also a...

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GOING TO GROUND

GOING TO GROUND

GOING TO GROUND by Nick Norman. Well known for his superb books Geological Journeys, Geology off the beaten track and Box of Rocks, Nick Norman has now written an entertaining memoir of how he became interested in geology, and the adventures and experiences he has had...

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SOMEWHERE EAST OF EDEN

SOMEWHERE EAST OF EDEN

by Michael McKeown. “Yes, I go savy him. Na, good man dis. But sometime his mind done humbug him and ‘e go walkabout.” Augustus shrugged fatalistically.  From his demeanour, it was clear that he had no idea when the driver would come, other than at some stage he...

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RUNNING DOGS & ROSE’S CHILDREN

RUNNING DOGS & ROSE’S CHILDREN

by Eric George de Jong. Eric de Jong’s book is not just an honest and personal account of his life from when he and his wife, Jenny, adopted three children whose mother was dying of cancer, it is also in many way an historical account of the times when Robert Mugabe...

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