The Cruelest Journey
600 Miles to TimbuktuBook - 2005
Relates the tale of the author's journey of more than six hundred dangerous miles on the Niger River from Mali's Old Segou to Timbuktu, enduring tropical storms and the heat of the Sahara to fulfill her goal of buying the freedom of two Bella slave girls.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2005
Branch Call Number: DT356 .S35 2005x
Characteristics: x, 230 p. : map ; 24 cm