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Something of value.

Robert Chester Ruark

Something of value.

by Robert Chester Ruark

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Published by Landsborough Publications in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B55-8788), H.Hamilton,1955.

SeriesFour square books-no.28
The Physical Object
Pagination476p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21199219M

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This book introduced me to Robert Ruark and started my life-long appreciation of his works. Something of Value examines clash of civilization between the British settlers and the Kikuyu natives in Kenya after WWII during what became the Mau Mau Rebellion. It examines the causes and consequences of the conflict and how it affected both sides/5(57). Product Information. Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively to members of the Kikuyu tribe.5/5(2).


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PDF-b | Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the s, an uprising that was confined almostFile Size: 45KB. User Review - Flag as inappropriate I've loved the book since it came out (my first-edition copy is currently in storage; otherwise I wouldn't have to ask this question): Where can I find the exact wording of the old Basuto proverb with which the book began and from which Ruark derived the title.

I don't think the movie (which recently aired on TCM) had it quite right /5(4). Something of value. Follows the fortune of two Kenya boys, one an English guide for a big game hunter, the other a Mau Mau terrorist.

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Something of value. [Robert Chester Ruark] -- Peter McKenzie is a professional hunter in colonial Kenya whose idyllic life is disrupted by the Mau Mau Emergency.

The emergency puts a severe strain on the lives of farmers in rural areas.Something of Value Summary. The relationship between life and death in the wild as mediated by the hunter concerns Ruark.

He notes that the lion shot by the hunter for sport provides a trophy for the white man, meat for the natives, and food for the hyenas and the vultures.