Love, Africa

Love, Africa

A Memoir of Romance, Love, and Survival

eBook - 2017
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"A seasoned war correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has covered every major conflict over the past twenty years, from Afghanistan to Iraq to the Congo. For the past decade, he has served as the East Africa bureau chief for the New York Times, fulfilling a teenage dream. At nineteen, Gettleman fell in love, twice. On a do-it-yourself community service trip in college, he went to East Africa--a terrifying, exciting, dreamlike part of the world in the throes of change that imprinted itself on his imagination and on his heart. But around that same time he also fell in love with a fellow Cornell student--the brightest, classiest, most principled woman he'd ever met. To say they were opposites was an understatement. She became a criminal lawyer in America; he hungered to return to Africa. For the next decade he would be torn between these two abiding passions" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062284112
Branch Call Number: PN4874.G353 A3 2017x
Characteristics: 1 downloadable text file (325 pages)

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Sep 03, 2017

An unstinting, eye-opening, brutally honest firsthand account of a reporter's life. This one's a page-turner. I would recommend it for book clubs only there is just so much to discuss, they might end up talking about it for months. Highly recommended!


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