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Book of the Week: Stanley - the_ Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer


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1/5. Alex Jennings reads the story of Henry Morton Stanley, the man who discovered Dr Livingstone. Born in Denbigh in 1846, John Rowlands , later known as Stanley, was abandoned as a baby and consigned to a workhouse. His mother's rejection and his determination to gain her acceptance shaped the character of the boy who would one day become the great explorer. By Tim Jeal. Abridged by Joanna Green. Producer Joanna Green Rptd at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order the paperback of The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer £21.99 (RRP E25.00) incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to [address removed] or call [number removed]
(land-line calls cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only Tim Jeal writes on Stanley in the March issue of BBC History Magazine


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Abridged By: Joanna Green.
Producer: Joanna Green Rptd
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Book of the Week: Stanley - the_ Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer

BBC Radio 4 FM, 5 March 2007 9.45

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