Green Hills of Africa - Chapter 13, Section 2 Summary & Analysis

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"Pursuit as Happiness" cont'd. The author and his party arrive back at the campsite near the home of the Roman, noting that weather is starting to look bad. They quickly pack up and start their journey back to Pop and Mama. The long drive is interrupted by a brief visit with the Masai, and interspersed with the author's self-recrimination for what happened with the two sable. He resolves to come back with proper guides and trackers and spend a good few months on the hunt, maybe writing a bit too. This leads him to reflect on how "a continent ages quickly once we come...", how "the foreigner" quickly exploits a new land and leaves it less than what it was. "We are the intruders," he writes, "and after we are dead we may have ruined [the land] but it will still be there...

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