By Lt. Colonel J.H. Patterson, D.S.O. Considered one of the greatest man-eating sagas of all time, this is a firsthand account of the infamous Tsavo lions. Written by the legendary officer who risked his life several times to shoot these lions, this is not only the story of his breathtaking hunt, but also of Lt. Col. Patterson's adventures in the African bush. Patterson's story inspired the movie "The Ghost and the Darkness." 347 Pages - Hardcover.
Author: Lt. Colonel J.H. Patterson, D.S.O.
Date of Publication: 1986 (reprint of 1907 original and edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)
Number of Pages: 347
Summary of Material:
- Two lions terrorized East Africa for nearly a year and brought the construction of a railway line to a halt, killing some one hundred people. Written by the legendary officer who shot these lions and risked death several times in the attempt, this book is not only the story of this breathtaking hunt, but of Lieutenant-Colonel Patterson's other adventures in the African bush.
- Black & White Photographs