EXPLORING WE WOULD GO by Ellen Gatti

EXPLORING WE WOULD GO

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Commander Gatti's wife writes of her initiation into exploring, with an evaluation of the plus and minus of such kind of life...How she met her husband through lecture agency work and before his divorce had gone through, how she went with him in spite of that when he was commissioned to get okapi in Africa...Hitting London, Paris and his family in Italy for her first foreign traveling, landing in Kenya and building up the expedition for its work, then into the jungle, where her adventures and misadventures proved her the variest greenhorn. There's fun in her response to new experiences, in learning how to cope with new responsibilities, in adapting herself to new ways of life, from kitchen problems to hunting in the bush, clothing, health and manpower. When Gatti was at last free came the many obstacles to getting married. Two years later came the necessity of return to civilization, with its humorous note a pleasant relief from the routine book of the kind.

Publisher: Scribner