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Chasing the devil : a journey through sub-Saharan Africa in the footsteps of Graham Greene / Tim Butcher.

Author/Creator:
Butcher, Tim, 1967-
Other Title:
Journey through sub-saharan Africa in the footsteps of Graham Greene
Publication:
New York : Atlas & Co. Publishers : Distributed to the trade by W. W. Norton & Co., c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
325 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Butcher, Tim, 1967- -- Travel -- Liberia.
Butcher, Tim, 1967- -- Travel -- Sierra Leone.
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 -- Travel -- Liberia.
Sierra Leone -- Description and travel.
Liberia -- Description and travel.
Summary:
Tim Butcher follows Graham Greene's footsteps into Liberia where he encounters masked sorcerers whose magical powers depend on cannibalism and long forgotten missionaries.
Contents:
A stone in my shoe
Province of freedom
Looking for Bruno
No provocation to anger
Peace garden
Falloe's stick
Message in a bottle
Screams in the jungle
Guinea worm
The cry of the bull-roarer
Daventry calling
The Devil's last dance.
Notes:
First published in Great Britain in 2010 by Chatto & Windus as Chasing the devil : the search for Africa's fighting spirit.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1935633295
9781935633297 (hc.)
OCLC:
750482441
Publisher Number:
99952776523
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