My mother shoots elephants
Short adventure Chronicles on African safaris in British East Africa. Nonnie ( Fernanda Wanamaker Munn Kellogg)who's pals in the 1960s included Robert Rouark, she was Kathie in his best selling book UHURU. Richard Leakey and George and Joy Adamson of born free were also pals . Many other notable's like Thomas Shevlin and Rip McIntosh from Palm Beach who were there during those golden years. Mom a department store heiress spent some 20 years on her farm call Treffos and in the jungles hunting and collecting specimens for museums. She raised funds for the first and second airplane for the game department plus antipoaching units for Meru and Tavo national parks. A 32 page report on her LAWANA FUND projects is also attached with each book.
My adventures and misadventures include growing up on the family farm in Bedford New York. Hunting and fishing from Palm Beach to Alaska and Russia. Stories of my hunts getting the BIG 5 in 1961-Lion ,Leopard, Buffalo,Rhino, and Elephant . On Safari where Mom,Uncle Gurnee and me the Kid at 18 -One of the most successful Safaris ever, with the story of bagging the largest Elephant taken in the past 60 years.Also why not,some Palm Beach society stories. Enjoy all the many adventures in My mother shoots elephants.