Osa Johnson

Osa Johnson (1894–1953) was an American author, explorer, photographer, filmmaker, and naturalist. Alongside her husband, Martin Johnson, she embarked on several expeditions to Africa and the South Pacific Islands. They captured their adventures through photography and film, and Osa wrote several books about their experiences, including 'I Married Adventure' and 'Four Years in Paradise'. Her work helped to bring the wonders of the natural world and distant cultures to the attention of the American public.


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  1. 1. I Married Adventure

    "I Married Adventure" is an autobiographical account of the author's life and travels with her husband, as they explored and documented wildlife and indigenous cultures in Africa, Borneo, and the South Seas during the early 20th century. The book is filled with thrilling adventures, dangerous encounters with wild animals, and fascinating insights into tribal cultures, all captured through the lens of their camera. The author's courage, resilience, and love for adventure shine through, making it an inspiring and captivating read.

    The 8717th Greatest Book of All Time