I Married Adventure

I Married Adventure

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Before Joy Adamson went to Africa, before Margaret Mead sailed to Samoa, a Kansas teenager named Osa Leighty married pioneering photographer Martin Johnson. Together the Johnsons flew and sailed to Borneo, Kenya, and the Congo, filming Simba and other popular nature movies with Martin behind the camera and Osa holding her rifle at the ready in case the big game star should turn hostile. Illustrated with scores of the dramatic photos that made the Johnsons famous, this bestselling memoir retraces their careers in rich detail, with precisely observed descriptions and heart-stopping anecdotes.
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Before Joy Adamson went to Africa, before Margaret Mead sailed to Samoa, a Kansas teenager named Osa Leighty married pioneering photographer Martin Johnson. Together the Johnsons flew and sailed to Borneo, Kenya, and the Congo, filming Simba and other popular nature movies with Martin behind the camera and Osa holding her rifle at the ready in case the big game star should turn hostile. Illustrated with scores of the dramatic photos that made the Johnsons famous, this bestselling memoir retraces their careers in rich detail, with precisely observed descriptions and heart-stopping anecdotes.