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Peter Beard
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Peter Beard was born in New York City and graduated from Yale University. He is the author of The End of the Game, Eyelids of Morning, and Longing for Darkness. His photographs have appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including Paris Match, International Herald Tribune, The Times (London), Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Architectural Digest. Beard lives in Montauk, New York, and Nairobi, Kenya, with his wife, Najma, and his daughter, Zara.

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Zara's Tales
Perilous Escapades in Equatorial Africa
Written by Peter Beard


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 23, 2004
Price: $26.95

From adventurer, explorer, photographer, writer, pied piper Peter Beard—eleven irresistible tales, told to his daughter in his tented encampment at Hog Ranch, Kenya, about life, about living, about Africa.

He writes of the East African hills he came to know so well over four decades, where time slows to infinity in a... Read more >
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