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Africa, My Passion

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Description for Africa, My Passion Paperback. Translator(s): Millar, Peter. Num Pages: 210 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFGK; 1HFMN; 3JM; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 217 x 18. Weight in Grams: 286.
In an exquisite personal pilgrimage, Corinne Hofmann delves into the slums of Nairobi to uncover the heart-warming and heart-breaking stories of unforgettable people and places, then treks 500 miles across the Namibian desert to discover the lives of the nomadic Himba people. Joined by her half-Kenyan daughter, Napirai, they travel to Nairobi together for the first time to discover Napirai s roots and finally meet her father and half-siblings. Africa, My Passion is a poignant, touching and exciting story about one woman's love affair with a unique man, which led to a lifelong obsession with Africa. Moving, vividly recounted, eye-opening ... Read more

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About Corinne Hofmann
Peter Millar is an award-winning British journalist, author and translator, and has been a correspondent for Reuters, Sunday Times and Sunday Telegraph. He was named Foreign Correspondent of the Year for his reporting on the dying stages of the Cold War, his account of which - 1989: The Berlin Wall, My Part in its Downfall - was named 'best read' ... Read more

Reviews for Africa, My Passion
'Narrated with genuine affection for all things African.'
Kirkus Reviews
'She is a brilliant observer ... A talented writer, describing the consequences of a passion that combines elements of a holiday romance with troubling fantasies about the noble savage'
Joan Smith

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