The Man Who Presumed: A Biography of Henry M. Stanley

The Man Who Presumed: A Biography of Henry M. Stanley

by Byron Farwell


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“Enduring appeal. . . . [Farewell] has handled his material expertly, presenting it with freshness and vigor.” —Library Journal

Finding Dr. Livingston was only one of many exploits in the remarkable life of the great African explorer Henry M. Stanley. In a narrative that reads like a novel, Byron Farwell tells the story of this complex man who made a major contribution o the world’s knowledge. He describes his bitter childhood, his coming to America where he found a friend and a name, his service in the American Civil War, his African adventures, and his late but happy marriage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393306293
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 11/17/1989
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 983,847
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

During the Second World War, Byron Farwell (1921–1999) served as a captain of engineers attached to the Mediterranean Allied Air Force in the British Eighth Army area.

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