African Calliope: A Journey to the Sudan

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Penguin Books, 1987 - History - 272 pages
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An acclaimed travel and nature writer recounts his experiences during four months in the Sudan, sharing his keen responses to the land itself and to the grinding poverty of the tiny towns

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Edward Hoagland has written more than twenty books, including the travel memoirs" African Calliope" and "Notes from the Century Before", the essay collections "Walking the Dead Diamond River "and "The Tugman 's Passage", and the novels "Cat Man" and "Seven Rivers West." He worked in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus while attending Harvard, and later traveled the world writing for a number of national magazines including "Harper s" and "Esquire." He has received numerous prestigious literary awards, and taught at many American colleges and universities. He is a native New Yorker, who now divides his time between Martha 's Vineyard and his farmhouse in the mountains in Burton, Vermont.

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