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Cry of the Kalahari Characters & Character Analysis

Mark James Owens
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Important People

Mark Owens and Delia Owens

Mark Owens, along with his wife, Delia co-authored the book, CRY OF THE KALAHARI, SEVEN YEARS IN AFRICA'S LAST GREAT WILDERNESS. The pair spent seven years in the Kalahari Desert, a desolate region in the northern sector of Botswana. Mark and Delia were both students at Georgia State University where they met. They shared a passion for animal conservation and research. Mark and Delia abandoned their quest for doctorate degrees so they could work to save enough money to travel to Africa and conduct wildlife research. Three years later, after saving everything they could and selling all their personal belongings, they flew to Africa, ending up in Botswana.

They settled on journeying to the vast wildlife reserve located in one of the most isolated areas of Africa. They bought a third-hand Range Rover and have a rough trip to the Kalahari. They were...

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