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Cry of the Kalahari Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Mark James Owens
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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 7: Maun, The African Frontier

In March 1975, Mark and Delia take off for Maun for more supplies. They have decided to try to hire an assistant. They need help repairing the campsite, keeping it clean, fixing the car and helping with other chores. Their research has escalated so much that they are finding it difficult to keep up with every else. Socially, they are beginning to feel very isolated and look forward to seeing their acquaintances in Maun. A big cook-out is held at Dad's where they feast on goat. They are invited to spend the night at the Buffalo Cottage owned by Dolene and Simon Paul. They have the extreme luxury of sleeping in a bed without fear of lions circling them or mice or worse crawling in bed with them.

One of the men at the cook-out suggest that an African...

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