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The Resource An affair with Africa : [expeditions and adventures across a continent], Alzada Carlisle Kistner, (eAudio)

An affair with Africa : [expeditions and adventures across a continent], Alzada Carlisle Kistner, (eAudio)

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An affair with Africa : [expeditions and adventures across a continent]
Title
An affair with Africa
Title remainder
[expeditions and adventures across a continent]
Statement of responsibility
Alzada Carlisle Kistner
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Language
eng
Summary
In June 1960, Alzada Kistner and her husband David, an entomologist, left their eighteen-month-old daughter in the care of relatives and began what was to be a four-month scientific expedition in the Belgian Congo. Three weeks after their arrival, the country was gripped by a violent revolution, trapping the Kistners in its midst. Despite having to face numerous life-threatening situations, the Kistners were not to be dissuaded. An emergency airlift by the U.S. Air Force brought them to safety in Kenya, where they continued their field work. Thus began three decades of adventures in science. In An Affair with Africa, Alzada Kistner describes her family's African experience during the five expeditions they took, beginning with the trip to the Belgian Congo in 1960 and ending in 1973 with a nine-month excursion across southern Africa. From hunching over columns of ants for hours on end while seven months pregnant to eating dinner next to Idi Amin, Kistner provides a lively and revealing account of the human side of scientific discovery
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Midwest
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Kistner, Alzada Carlisle
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other
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Read by C.M. Hébert
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  • Hébert, C. M
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  • Army ants
  • Staphylinidae
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adult
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Label
An affair with Africa : [expeditions and adventures across a continent], Alzada Carlisle Kistner, (eAudio)
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digital storage
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MWT10028534
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781455102099
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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10028534
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MWT10028534
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
An affair with Africa : [expeditions and adventures across a continent], Alzada Carlisle Kistner, (eAudio)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10028534
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781455102099
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10028534
Publisher number
MWT10028534
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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