How I Found Livingstone: Travels, Adventures and Discoveries in Central Africa
Stanley's account of his travels in Africa searching for Livingstone is a?riveting story of hardship and triumph. Stanley survived disease and encounters with?dangerous wildlife,?eventually finding Livingstone, who had been presumed dead, in Ujiji, on the banks of Lake Tanganyika.?Stanley's expedition was sponsored by the New York Herald and?made him instantly?famous, especially?for delivering the?line, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Livingstone supposedly responded, "Yes. I feel thankful that I am here to welcome you."?Stanley went on to become an African explorer in his own right, especially in?the Congo, which he claimed on behalf of the Belgium King Leopold II.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WongXu - LibraryThing
The Great Dr. Livingstone was assumed dead in the African bush when Sir Henry M. Stanley went in search of him. I expect somewhere in the tall tales of his search there is some truth. Regardless of the accuracy, it was fun. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - billsearth - LibraryThing
I am satisfied with this account of the Stanley expedition to find Livingstone. There are many exciting events scattered throughout the pages. There are no illustrations on this re-printed hardback ... Read full review