Camping with the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa

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Lutterworth, 1992 - Africa - 304 pages
The real-life adventure story of a two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River, revealing an Africa unknown to most Westerners. Whenever possible, the author travelled with scientists as he found they knew the most about the country.

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really admired this book; led me on to other Thomas Bass books; brilliant exposition of science in Africa--genius, tribulation, determination; the best of science journalism Read full review

Camping with the Prince and other tales of science in Africa

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From 1985 to 1987, Bass explored sub-Saharan Africa by observing and assisting African and Western scientists involved in research ranging from paleontology to tropical viruses, famine economics, and ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Thomas A. Bass is the author of "The Eudaemonic Pie" & several other books. He writes for "Wired," "The New Yorker," & many other magazines. He lives in Clinton, New York.

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