Stories of the Gorilla Country

by Paul du Chaillu

Description:  Stories of the thrilling adventures and hair-raising escapes of Paul du Chaillu during his years of venturing into the interior of equatorial Africa, encountering animals and sights no white man had seen before. The accounts of his interactions with gorillas, snakes, and ants are especially engaging.

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Ages:  11-14
Length:  294 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2009
ISBN:  978-1-59915-234-9
Genres:  World History, History

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Table of Contents

1.       Preliminary Chapter

2.       The Wild Country of West Africa

3.       A Week in the Woods

4.       Hunting for a Leopard

5.       The Bay of Corisco

6.       In Search of Cannibals

7.       Journey through the Wilderness

8.       I Arrive among the Cannibals

9.       An Elephant Hunt

10.     Life among the Cannibals

11.     Hunting with Nets

12.     Return to the Coast

13.     The Slave King

14.     The Slave Barracoons

15.     Going into the Interior

16.     Adventures in Ngola

17.     We Shoot a Leopard

18.     Return to Sangatanga

19.     A Jolly Excursion Party

20.     Fishing—But Not Bathing!

21.     A Sea Voyage

22.     I Build a Village

23.     We Capture a Gorilla

24.     Dueling Hippopotami

25.     Dry Season on the Fernand-Vaz

26.     Expedition to Lake Anengue

27.     Hunting Crocodiles

28.     Bald-Headed Apes

29.     Return to "Washington"

30.     Another Young Gorilla

31.     Travel to Unknown Regions

32.     Gorilla Hunting

33.     Voyage up the River

34.     A Large Gorilla

35.     Attack of Fever

36.     My Pet Tommy

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