The End of the Game: The Last Word from Paradise: A pictorial documentation of the origins, history & prospects of The Big Game in Africa ..
by Beard, Peter H.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988. Softcover. VG-. Beige and color illus. wraps, French flaps, 276+ pp., many illus. "Documents the history and future of African wildlife. It is a big story, dramatically told, and illustrated with over three hundred contemporary and historical photographs as well as dozens of paintings by Karen Blixen's house steward, Kamante Gatura. Focusing on the widespread destruction of the African elephant, Beard tells of the enterprisers, explorers, missionaries, and big-game hunters whose quests for progress and adventure were to change the face of Africa forever. ... [This] is a classic work, one that explores the intricate and complex relationship between man and animals and how both struggle to adapt to their changing environments. It is not always a happy story. But is *is* an important one. [This] is not a book you will soon forget." (flap).
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