Love, Life, and Elephants

Love, Life, and Elephants

An African Love Story

Book - 2012
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A conservationist who has dedicated her life to saving orphan elephants in Africa describes her relationships with her late husband, Tsavo Park warden David Sheldrick, and a host of animals, including the majestic elephant, Eleanor.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780374104573
Branch Call Number: 639.97967092 SHE NVD
Characteristics: xviii, 334 p., [24] p. of plates : maps, photos (some col.) ; 24 cm

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sundanced Jun 02, 2017

An incredible memoir that may inspire you to do more to help endangered elephants.

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jezicuhh
May 24, 2017

What a fascinating life lived by Dame Daphne Sheldrick! Her passion for wildlife is utterly clear through her writing. She also shared a very deep love with her husband. Unfortunately, the story began to get very repetitive by the end. It felt slightly drawn out. I would still recommend this book, as an amazing love story between Daphne, David, their family, and all the animals that surrounded them constantly in Kenya. I also recommend visiting The David Sheldrick Wildlife trust here: https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/

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