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The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Graham Spence, Lawrence Anthony

Narrated By: Simon Vance

Date: December 2012

Duration: 10 hours 56 minutes

Summary:

When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of 'rogue' wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them. In order to save their lives, Anthony took them in. In the years that followed he became a part of their family. And as he battled to create a bond with the elephants, he came to realize that they had a great deal to teach him about life, loyalty, and freedom.The Elephant Whisperer is a heartwarming, exciting, funny, and sometimes sad account of Anthony's experiences with these huge yet sympathetic creatures. Set against the background of life on an African game reserve, with unforgettable characters and exotic wildlife, it is a delightful book that will appeal to animal lovers and adventurous souls everywhere.

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  • Anonymous

    A Beautiful story conveyed through a man that has had a life long passion for all animals. The book isn't only a wild ride of situations i couldn't even imagine but ever step of the way I learned so much. I already had an idea of how amazing mother nature was....this book has driven that appreciation that much farther.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Lauren O.

    It is a beautiful story full of heart, danger, and earnest struggle told by someone who has spent a lifetime loving something wild and trying with every fiber of their being to preserve that wildness as nature intended. There is something honest and raw about this book and it is the type that will keep you up into the night listening on to see what happens in the next chapter. The voice of the narrator is very pleasant and you really get a sense of being there on the scene with them. You get to know the personality of each elephant. It is a unique and exciting aufitory opportunity to live this wonderful experience through great story telling. I’d read it again in a heartbeat, although my heart drops with hurried dread during the chapters in which staff are caught harrassing the elephants, poachers are found on the reserve, or cattle men decide to try to take his dream from him once and for all. The book is not a fluffy feel good story. Its an action packed edge of your seat adventure and a chance to take a peek into a world we understand very little about instinctively; a world of greatly intelligent and emotionally deep creatures who have a whole language and system of their own . Read it; you won’t be sorry.

  • Anonymous

    This was a very enjoyable story which also does a great job of describing the local tribal culture which was interesting. The narrator was fantastic. I prefer to listen to audiobooks set in places where trying to read the unfamiliar names of places and people are so difficult, usually I give up.

  • Brian J

    this book is my favorite book I've read in a while and now makes it in my list if lifetime favorites! Love love love it! It fills the heart and inspires. The narrator is amazing too! enjoy...

  • Barbara Roberson

    Fascinating. Ordered it for the third time. and cannot wait to listen to it again.

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