Tiger-Wallahs by Geoffrey C. Ward
Encounters With the Men Who Tried to Save the Greatest of the Great Cats

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Rare color photographs, paintings, and historic halftones evoke the appeal of India's forests in a work that discusses the endangered tiger and the tiger wallahs, the men who have struggled against overwhelming odds to save the tiger from extinction.
 

About Geoffrey C. Ward

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Geoffrey C. Ward won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1989. With Ken Burns, he is coauthor of The Civil War and Jazz. He lives in New York City.From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published November 1, 1993 by Harpercollins. 174 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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From the coauthor of the mega-bestselling The Civil War: a mix of memoir, travelogue, and profiles of ``tiger-wallahs'' past and present working to save the Bengal Tiger.

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Ten years ago, historian Ward ( Before the Trumpet ) returned to India where he had lived as a teenager. He was stunned by the diminished wildlife, particularly the dwindling tiger population and thei

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Ten years ago, historian Ward ( Before the Trumpet ) returned to India where he had lived as a teenager.

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India Today

Like Brijendra Singh, a member of the Kapurthala royal family and a celebrated hunter who became a conservation lobbyist.Ward, a biographer first and a Tiger-Wallah later, has knitted his art and his emotion into a successful attempt at humanising Project Tiger, and Tiger-Wallah engages readers w...

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