Okavango by Peter Johnson
Sea of Land, Land of Water

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A tribute to Okavango, one of the most famous of Africa's game preserves, celebrates the ten thousand-square-kilometer wilderness of islands, rivers, and swamps in northern Botswana.
 

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Richard Olney was born in Marathon, Iowa, and has lived in France since 1951. A renowned authority on French cooking, he is the author of numerous cookbooks, including "The French Menu Cookbook"--and the awardwinning "Simple French Food." Olney was also chief consultant on the Time-Life series, "The Good Cook." Equally well-known as a wine writer, he is the author of "Romanee-Conti" and "Yquem" which received the Prix Litteraire des Relais Gourmands 1986. Olney is a member of L'AcadÉ mie Internationale du Vin and other wine and food organizations. In 1992, he received le Prix de I'AcadÉ mie du Vin de France ""pour l'ensenmble de son oeurve et de son action iternationale en faveur du vin. Bannister was born in Britain, but grew up in Africa.
 
Published January 26, 1989 by New Holland Publishers Ltd. 202 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Travel, Arts & Photography, Sports & Outdoors, History. Non-fiction

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Born in summer rain in the mountains of Angola, the Okavango River flows into northwestern Botswana, where, after 1000 kilometers, it invades the Kalahari Desert, creating one of the world's great wetlands.

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