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4.8  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
He was a she!

They were in the toughest business in the world--capturing live African wild animals for zoos all over the world. They were doing all right at it, too, until she came along. She was a famous news photographer, and when she'd written asking to cover their latest safari she'd signed herself A.M. D'Allesandro. Naturally they'd assumed she was a man. So when she t
Mass Market Paperback, 166 pages
Published July 1962 by Cardinal (first published 1962)
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David Richards
Feb 05, 2012 David Richards rated it it was amazing
I loved the film. Saw it when it came out at the cinema. Everything about this film was just perfect, from the adventurous job of catching animals in Africa for supplying to zoos around the world, the people doing the catching, the integration of the Americans, Europeans and Africans, and the actors and actresses portraying them all. And of course the live scenes with the animals speak for themselves. It was all just too marvellous. Of course the world depicted here no longer exists, if it once ...more
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May 05, 2017 DCW added it
I saw this on a cabin 'leave whatever here' kind of bookshelf. The owner let me borrow it for a couple days.

Sun bleached, this dime paperback was a book adaptation of a movie. Mr. Milner churned this out to catch the excitement around the film and make a few bucks. The film was clearly a bunch of stars tossed together for no reason. The book read like much of the same.

It is neat seeing the pulp of a different time. The dialogue felt right out of Mad Men (except way cheesier/crap). Any responses
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