For George Adamson, it has been a 60-year love affair with the big cats . The title of the book itself is a clever play on words. Here was George with his burgeoning lion pride and his wife Joy, thus the title "My Pride and Joy".
For George Adamson, it has been a 60-year love affair with the big cats, reaching a pinnacle when Born Free was filmed. That's very amusing to me. His tale of life in the bush of Kora would make one think twice about attempting such a lifestyle.
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My Pride and Joy book. My Pride and Joy: An Autobiography. In "Born Free" Joy Adamson told the story of how she and her, husband George raised Elas from a cub then returned her to the Kenyan wild, and the world was amazed and charmed. Now George tells the rest of the story.
Friederike Victoria "Joy" Adamson (née Gessner, 20 January 1910 – 3 January 1980) was a naturalist, artist and author. Her book, Born Free, describes her experiences raising a lion cub named Elsa. In 1977, she was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art.
Aucun e-book disponible. Simon and Schuster, 1987 - 304 pages. Informations bibliographiques. The author tells of the more than sixty years he has devoted to the lions of Kenya, revealing the dramatic story of how his vision became a reality.
George Adamson was mostly famed as the former husband of Joy Adamson, the author of the popular Born Free, thus the clever pun in the title My Pride (of Lions) and Joy (Adamson). The book is full of fascinating stories about lions, including the shooting of the movie Born Free, while he also paints an interesting but somewhat unflattering picture of Joy. This book is well worth the read for anybody interested African widlife.
My pride and joy. Close. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove My pride and joy from your list? My pride and joy. by George Adamson. Published 1986 by Collins Harvill in London.
Naturalist and wildlife preservationist Joy Adamson is best known for the books and films depicting her work in Africa, especially her inspirational book Born Free. Adamson spent almost forty years living on game reserves in Kenya, and became heavily involved in wildlife preservation activities. An inspired childhood. Joy Adamson was born Friederike Victoria Gessner on January 20, 1910, in Troppau, Silesia, Austria, to a wealthy Austrian family. Her parents, Victor and Traute Gessner, divorced when Joy was ten years old. Her father worked as an architect and town planner.
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