Cry of the Kalahari

Category: Book
By (author): Owens, Delia
By (author): Owens, Mark
Subject:  NATURE / Animals / Wildlife
  NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
  TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
  TRAVEL / Special Interest / Adventure
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: September 1992
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in x 0.75in
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From The Publisher*This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and the animals they loved. This best-selling book is for both travelers and animal lovers.
Review Quote* Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Best Natural History Book of the Year

"Extraordinary…How the couple overcame the hazards of the desert and came to appreciate its living richness makes fascinating reading…Read their remarkable book to be delighted, moved, and awed."-People

â€""For anyone interested in animals or in real live adventure, this book is a must."-Jane Goodall

"Leaps off the page and sweeps you away."-Los Angeles Times

"Splendid…If [the Owenses's] survival is a wonder, so is their book-stirring, heartening, and elegiac all at once."-Newsweek

"One of the best testimonials to the perseverance, idealism, and general spunk of passionate animal students."-Washington Post

"Mark and Delia Owens's simple human passion and dedication are invigorating. This is a remarkable and important story."-Barry Lopez
Biographical NoteMARK AND DELIA OWENS are the authors ofCry of the Kalahari, an international bestseller and winner of the John Burroughs Medal,The Eye of the Elephant, andSecrets of the Savanna. Delia is the author of the #1New York Times bestsellerWhere the Crawdads Sing.