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So few are free

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Descriptions of travels up the west coast of Southern Africa between Cape Town and the Kunene River, by road, sea and air, with anecdotes about the places and people in between.

Many of the stories have to do with the discovery of diamonds on the west coast, and stories of diamong thieves and smugglers, and those who died in the desert looking for the precious stones.

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Hardcover, 250 pages
Published 1950 by H. B. Timmins (first published October 1946)
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Stephen Hayes
Dec 18, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: history, our-books, travel
Lawrence G. Green's books follow a similar pattern, and there is a certain amount of repetition. He tells the same story in more than one book, sometimes with more or less detail.

This one deals with the west coast of southern Africa, from the Cape to the Kunene, with anecdotes of out of the way places, and characters who played a minot role in history. As a journalist he collected notes on all sorts of topics, and every now and then he would work them up to a story with a connecting theme, and
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