TRADER HORN: A YOUNG MAN'S ASTOUNDING ADVENTURES IN 19TH CENTURY EQUATORIAL AFRICA
Author: Alfred Aloysius Horn with Ethelreda Lewis
Publisher: PERSEUS / RUNNING PRESS, May 2002
A vivid & unforgettable portrait of a vanished period in African history. Foreword by John Galsworthy. 5x8 inches, 320 pgs.
This is the stuff of legends ? the true story of the life of Trader Horn. Down on his luck in old age, Horn recounts his wild youth as an ivory trader in central Africa, journeying into jungles teaming with buffalo, gorillas, and man-eating leopards; liberating an Isorga princess from captivity; navigating treacherous rivers; freeing slaves; and meeting Cecil Rhodes, the founder of Rhodesia. Trader Horn is a vivid and unforgettable portrait of a vanished period in African history.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Alfred Aloysius Horn(1854-1927) first traveled to Africa at age 18.
Novelist Ethelreda Lewis(1875-1946) lived in Johannesburg, South Africa.
John Galsworthy(1867-1933) won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1932.
?An amazing book.... It casts a spell over one.? ? The New York Times Book Review