Books by Betty Leslie-Melville

Released: June 1, 1992

"Index. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
An American woman who lives in Kenya and has played a major role in preserving the endangered Rothschild giraffe (as she described in Daisy Rothschild, 1987) surveys similar efforts on behalf of several species in East Africa, by herself and others, including George Adamson (of lion fame) and Anna Mertz, ``the rhino lady.'' The author's style is conversational, even naive; but her delightful anecdotes about particular animals—zebras, warthogs, cheetahs, and others—offer real, unsentimental insights into the importance of the work described and the problems faced along the way. Read full book review >