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How it Was with Dooms

A True Story from Africa

Illustrated by Carol Cawthra Hopcraft

About The Book

Twelve-year-old Xan Hopcraft grew up with a pet cheetah at his home in Nairobi, Kenya. When the magnificent animal died, Xan wrote a story about what it was like to own a cheetah and how he died. With both photographs and Xan's own drawings, here is a real story of life in Africa.

About The Author

Xan Hopcraft is the author of How it Was with Dooms, a Simon & Schuster book.

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