Whatever You Do, Don't Run

Whatever You Do, Don't Run

True Tales of A Botswana Safari Guide

Book - 2014 | New and expanded edition
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A hilarious, highly original collection of essays based on the Botswana truism: "only food runs!" "With a new introduction and new material from the author" In the tradition of Bill Bryson, a new writer brings us the lively adventures and biting wit of an African safari guide. Peter Allison gives us the guide's-eye view of living in the bush, confronting the world's fiercest terrain of wild animals and, most challenging of all, managing herds of gaping tourists. Passionate for the animals of the Kalahari, Allison works as a top safari guide in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta. As he serves the whims of his wealthy clients, he often has to stop the impulse to run as far away from them as he can, as these tourists are sometimes more dangerous than a pride of lions.
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : 2014. Lyons Press,
Edition: New and expanded edition
ISBN: 9780762796472
Branch Call Number: B 916.8830432 ALLI
Characteristics: xiii, 258 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 21 cm

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Pollyanna13
Feb 04, 2018

Hilariously funny and informative. Particularly moving stories and engaging Author.

vickiboo Jan 22, 2011

In this fun, fearless memoir, Allison shares his experiences taking "guests" through the African wilderness, trips that often don't go quite as planned, due especially to the unpredictability of the animals around them.

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