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Bushveld, Desert and Dogs: A Game Ranger’s Life | Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies

Christiaan Bakkes

37 stories selected and arranged by Suzette Kotzé-Myburgh from Stoffel in Afrika en Stoffel op safari. Translated by Elsa Silke. 
 
Bakkes has been involved in conservation for almost two decades in one of Africa’s last wilderness areas: Namibia’s dry northwestern areas, the Kaokoveld and Damaraland. He and his wife both work for Wilderness Safaris, Christiaan as a guide and area manager. He has also led several gorilla safaris in the forests of Uganda.

Bakkes is fast becoming a legendary figure in Namibian ecotourism and in his outspoken dedication to conservation. A master narrator whose stories portray life in the wilderness with engaging simplicity and humour.”
 
The author’s previous collection in English, In Bushveld and Desert, sold very well. Praise from the media:
 
“Bakkes’s writing is unpretentious, yet hauntingly beautiful as he writes from the soul. A must read.” –  Cape Times
 
“A highly readable, honest and humorous account.” – The Witness
 

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Bushveld, Desert and Dogs: A Game Ranger’s Life | Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies


Author: Christiaan Bakkes
Category: Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies
ISBN: 9780798156899
Date Released: 29 October 2012
Price (incl. VAT): R 300.00
Format: Soft cover, 224pp

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Christiaan Bakkes


Christiaan Mathys Bakkes was born on August 3 1965 in Vredenburg on the West Coast. He matriculated in 1983 at the Pro Arte Art School in Pretoria....

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