"Hell, I'm the same. But I tell you what I've learned," Larry continues, wiping sweat from his chin. "It's a warning I heard a long time ago, true then as it is today: "Never fall in love with something that can't love you back."

We load the horses and the dogs and drive up the valley, home."


George, Being George

Contributor. Edited by Nelson Aldrich, Random House, 2008. An oral reminiscence of the life of George Plimpton.
Yonder: A Place in Montana

National Geographic Books, 2000. "Eloquent and deeply felt," wrote Tom Brokaw. George Plimpton called it: "A book that makes you want to drop everything and head for the wild."
Disney Magic:
The Launching of a Dream

Hyperion Press, 1998. "The dreammakers of Disney have done it again! Disney Magic celebrates the creation of a cruise ship different from all others."

African Journeys: A Personal Guidebook

Warner Books, 1990 Sandy Price: "A gem... gorgeous... writing, with humility, poetry and awesome grandeur."
No Man's Land A Personal Journey Into Africa

E. P. Dutton, 1983, reprinted by Harvest Press, 1984 and Warner Books, 1990. William F. Buckley, Jr., wrote: "the best book I have ever read on Africa and one of the best I have read in any category in years."
The Imminent Rains: A Visit Among The Last Pioneers of Africa

Little Brown and Co., 1968, reprinted 1969.
John Heminway has written for numerous magazines, newspapers and periodicals including Reader's Digest, Smithsonian, Condé Nast Traveler, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Town & Country, Mens' Journal, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic Adventure, Architectural Digest. In 1989, he was cited for his role in earning Condé Nast Traveler the National Magazine Award.

Heminway's recent article in the Financial Times Weekend Magazine has stirred controversy and interest.

In February 2018, Alfred A. Knopf will publish John Heminway’s Hiding In Full View: A Story of Africa and Atonement, telling the story of legendary flying doctor, Dr. Anne Spoerry, who saved generation after generation among Kenya’s tribal people. Hiding In Full View documents how, for 40 years, this indomitable humanitarian flew her plane into perilous airstrips, to better the lives of the earth’s neediest. Hiding In Full View also unravels, for the first time, Dr. Spoerry’s dark past, surviving Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, escaping Wartime retribution and then remaking herself, under the cover of Africa.