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    DescriptionRelive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others, The White Nile remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.


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    Title
    The White Nile
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan Moorehead
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060956394
    ISBN 10: 0060956399
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    BIC subject category V2: RGR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS001000
    BIC subject category V2: HBTP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: NAT029000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 09
    BIC subject category V2: RBKF
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC, CULT/CAFRIC
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TRV001000, HIS009000, HIS051000
    DC22: 962.93
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 962.93
    BIC subject category V2: WNCS2
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    Edition statement
    Perennial.
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    17 October 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "Extraordinary, Compelling."--"New York Times"A noble book about the mightiest river on earth."--"Saturday Review"A vivid chronicle, stirring, exciting, important...endlessly fascinating. A superb drama of adventurers whose like can never again be seen."--"New York Herald Tribune
    Back cover copy
    Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the 19th century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on Earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton, and many others, The White Nile remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.