The Stolen Woman: Florence Baker's Extraordinary Life from the Harem to the Heart of Africa

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The events of Florence Baker's life read like a novel. Born in the 1840s into an aristocratic family who were all murdered in the Hungarian revolution, Florence fled to the Ottoman empire with her nurse. She was next heard of living in a harem, barely in her teens. In 1859 she was presented at auction, and it was in this most unlikely of settings that she met her soulmate Sam Baker, a wealthy English adventurer whose geographic discoveries proved crucial to England's understanding of the African landscape. Saving her from ...

The Stolen Woman: Florence Baker's Extraordinary Life from the Harem to the Heart of Africa 2004, Bantam Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780593050064

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The Stolen Woman: Florence Baker's Extraordinary Life from the Harem to the Heart of Africa 2004, Bantam Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780593050071

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