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Saving the White Lions One Woman's Battle for Africa's Most Sacred Animal

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ISBN-10: 1583946055

ISBN-13: 9781583946053

Edition: 2013

Authors: Linda Tucker, Andrew Harvey

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In this captivating, suspenseful memoir, white lion conservationist Linda Tucker describes her perilous struggle to protect the sacred white lion from the merciless and mafia-like trophy-hunting industry, armed only with her indomitable spirit and total devotion. Her story begins in 1991 with a heart-stopping misadventure in the Timbavati Reserve of South Africa. Tucker—then a successful advertising executive—and a group of fellow travelers found themselves surrounded by a pride of angry lions. There was no way out, night had fallen, and the battery in their only flashlight was beginning to flicker. Miraculously, a local medicine woman, with two youngsters in tow, passed, trancelike and…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 5/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.42" wide x 9.02" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Linda Tucker was educated at the universities of Cape Town and Cambridge, where she specialised in Jungian dream psychology and medieval symbolism. She began her research into the White Lion mysteries after being rescued from lions in the Timbavati region of South Africa in 1991 by a shangaan shaman woman, Maria Khosa. In 2002, Linda Tucker founded the Global White Lion Protection Trust, to ensure the protection not only of these magnificent creatures.

Andrew Harvey is the author of "Son of Man" (named one of "Publishers Weekly's" Best Books of 1998) & the bestsellers "The Journey to Ladakh" & "Hidden Journey". With Sogyal Rinpoche, he coauthored "The Tibetan Book of Living & Dying". He lives with his husband, photographer Eryk Hanut, in Nevada near the Mojave Desert.

Survival in the Bushveld
Accepting My Destiny
Ingwavuma, My Spirit Lion
Taking On the Mantle
Burden of the Lion Priest
Death of a King
The Queen Is Born
Marah's Star Rising
Royalty in the Dungeon
Under the Camel Thorn
Reclaiming the White Lion Kingdom
Where the Starlions Came Down
Trust and Trustees
Law of Miracles
Suspense in Sante Fe
Highway Hennie
Presence of the Leopard
Return of the Lion Queen
Vernal Equinox
Showdown with the Safari Suits
Not Forgotten
Waiting Game
Unsettling Questions
Shock Tactics
Tsau: Starlion River
Canned Hunting, or Caged Slaughter?
Silent Stakeholder
These Restrictions
Mireille Star
First Steps in Wonderland
About the Author