The Great Thirst




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/11/2002

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 336
ISBN : 9780595219568

About the Book

“An epic tale of the BaNare people, the Kalahari Desert, and the coming of the twentieth century. William Duggan turns history into legend and myth as he spins this and full of wonderful characters too good to be missed, a beautiful first novel.

“Captures the courage, imagination, wit, and warmth that have sustained black Africa through its tumultuous passage.”
—New York Times Book Review

“Utterly original”
—Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Duggan is a genuine is a good story, cleverly told.”
—Houston Post

About the Author

William Duggan lives in New York with his wife and daughter. He is the author of Lovers of the African Night, An Economic Analysis of Southern African Agriculture, and Napoleon’s Glance: A History of Strategy (forthcoming, Avalon Books).