Green Hills of Africa, Ernest Hemingway
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Green Hills of Africa

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Narrator: Josh Lucas

Unabridged: 6 hr

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

Published: 12/05/2006

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs

Includes: Bonus PDF

Synopsis

The rugged beauty of Africa as experienced through the eyes of Hemingway His second major venture into nonfiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's well-known interest in -- and fascination with -- big-game hunting is magnificently captured in this evocative account of his trip. In examining the poetic grace of the chase, and the ferocity of the kill, Hemingway also looks inward, seeking to explain the lure of the hunt and the primal undercurrent that comes alive on the plains of Africa. Yet Green Hills of Africa is also an impassioned portrait of the glory of the African landscape, and of the beauty of a wilderness that was, even then, being threatened by the incursions of man.

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