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Howard W. French
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Howard W. French wrote from Africa for The Washington Post and The New York Times. At the Times, he was bureau chief in Central America and the Caribbean, West and Central Africa, Japan, and China. He is the recipient of two Overseas Press Club awards and a two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee. The author of A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa, he has written for The Atlantic, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and Rolling Stone, among other national publications. He is on the faculty of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in New York.

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China's Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

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China's Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $27.95

An exciting, hugely revealing account of China’s burgeoning presence in Africa—a developing empire already shaping, and reshaping, the future of millions of people.
           
A prizewinning foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai and in West and Central Africa, Howard French is uniquely positioned to tell the... Read more >
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China's Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $14.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

A Continent for the Taking
The Tragedy and Hope of Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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A Continent for the Taking
The Tragedy and Hope of Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $15.95

In A Continent for the Taking Howard W. French, a veteran correspondent for The New York Times, gives a compelling firsthand account of some of Africa’s most devastating recent history–from the fall of Mobutu Sese Seko, to Charles Taylor’s arrival in Monrovia, to the genocide in Rwanda and the Congo that... Read more >
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