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Africa House The True Story of an English Gentleman and His African Dream

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ISBN-10: 0060735872

ISBN-13: 9780060735876

Edition: 2004

Authors: Christina Lamb

List price: $25.95
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A bestseller in Britain, The Africa House vividly details the life of an English officer and gentleman and his remarkable house and colony in deepest Africa. In the ides of the British Empire, Stewart Gore Browne built himself a feudal paradise in northern Rhodesia, a sprawling country estate modeled on the finest homes in England, complete with uniformed servants, daily muster parades, rose gardens and lavish dinners finished off with vintage port in the library. He wanted to share it with the love of his life, the beautiful, unconventional Ethel Locke King, one of the first women to drive and to fly. She, however, was nearly twenty years his senior, married and his aunt. Lorna, the…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/14/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232

Christina Lamb received a degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University. She has been a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years, living in Pakistan, Brazil and South Africa first for the Financial Times then the Sunday Times. She has received numerous awards including Young Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards for her coverage of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1988, the Foreign Press Association award for reporting on Zimbabwean teachers forced into prostitution, the Amnesty International award for the plight of street children in Rio, and the Prix Bayeux Calvados in 2007. She has written several books including The Africa House, House of…