Julian Smith, a talented travel writer…evokes Grogan, his adventures and his world with both insight and panache…and matchless skill.
— Washington Post
The story is not only a modern-day travelogue, but also a great historical account of a charming trailblazer, and the story of a modern-day relationship.
— Miami Herald
An insightful and often uproarious romp.
— Boston Globe
Smoothly written chronicle that’s part travelogue, part contemporary relationship commentary, and all heart.
— Kirkus Reviews
A perilous saga of commitment and cannibals.
— Publishers Weekly
Both a mission impossible and a mission of love.
Colorful and insightful.
Media Kit (ZIP file, 614 KB)
- Headshots (72 and 150 dpi)
- Brief biography
- Contact information
- Crossing the Heart of Africa cover image
- Crossing the Heart of Africa fact sheet with reviews