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Mark James Owens Writing Styles in Cry of the Kalahari

Mark James Owens
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Perspective

The book CRY OF THE KALAHARI, SEVEN YEARS IN AFRICA'S LAST GREAT WILDERNESS was written by Mark and Delia Owens. It is written in first person with Mark as the main voice. However, in the prologue, he makes the point that the entire book, though written in his first person, is truly a collaboration between he and his wife, Delia, who shares every moment of the Kalahari experience. Some chapters are marked "Delia" so in those cases, she takes the dominant role in relating the story of the chapter.

Mark and Delia are field biologists and ecologists who met as students at the University of Georgia. They both had dreams of attaining their doctorate degrees; however, they temporarily abandon those goals in favor of traveling to Africa to study the wildlife. When they quit their studies, they both took jobs to make as much money as they could...

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