The Land of Footprints

By: Stewart Edward White
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Land of Footprints" by Stewart Edward White chronicles the thrilling adventure and exploration of Africa through the lens of a captivating travelogue. Set against the backdrop of the vast African wilderness, White embarks on a safari filled with encounters with exotic wildlife and indigenous cultures. With vivid descriptions of nature's splendor and the majestic landscapes of Africa, he captures the essence of the continent's untamed beauty. Amidst the excitement of hunting expeditions and close encounters with wildlife, White also delves into the complexities of conservation and the impact of colonialism on indigenous cultures and their natural habitats. Through his keen observations and ethnographic insights, he offers readers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of African life and traditions. "The Land of Footprints" is more than just a memoir of one man's journey; it is a testament to the enduring allure of Africa and its profound significance in the annals of natural history. With eloquence and authenticity, White's narrative transports readers to the heart of the African wilderness, where the spirit of adventure and the wonders of nature await at every turn.

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Stewart Edward White

Stewart Edward White was an American author, dramatist, and spiritualist who was born March 12, 1873, and died September 18, 1946. Known wall painter Gilbert White was his brother. His mother was Mary E. Danielell and his father was a lumberjack named Thomas Stewart White. White was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from Grand Rapids High School and the University of Michigan with a B.A. in 1895 and an M.A. in 1903. In the years between 1900 and 1922, he wrote both fiction and non-fiction about travel and adventure, with a focus on natural history and life outside. He and his wife Elizabeth "Betty" Grant White wrote many books starting in 1922. They said they got the ideas for the books from talking to ghosts. Besides that, they wrote about their trips in California. It was September 18, 1946, when White died in Hillsborough, California. He was 73 years old. People liked White's books at a time when America was losing its wild places. He was very aware of the beauty in both nature and people, and he could write about them in a simple way. Based on his own life, he wrote funny and clever things about building cabins, canoeing, logging, gold hunting, guns, fishing, hunting, and camping in both his camping diaries and Westerns.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 226 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 936305974X
  • ISBN-13: 9789363059740
  • Item Weight: 293.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.7mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / General