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(1906–96), South African explorer and writer; full name Sir Laurens Jan Van der Post. His books, including "Venture to the Interior" (1952) and "The Lost World of the Kalahari" (1958), combine travel writing and descriptions of fauna with philosophical speculation.
Van der Post, Sir Laurens/ˌvan dər ˈpōst/
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