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A Tame Colonial Girl
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 83,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This intimate diary of the author's life begins when she, a small girl born in England, travels to Kenya to join her parents who had arrived there overland via the Sahara Desert circa 1947/1948. The story is told with a deliberate honesty that demonstrates the integrity of the author and her desire to tell the world what it is really like to leave your native country how to live in a new world!
Riding in a Matatu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A humorous account of the author's two years living in Kenya and working for the UN. Lonergan's memoir tells two parallel stories: one of the vivid contrasts in Kenyan society and the other recounting the vagaries of working in the UN system. From his unsuccessful attempt to become a Maasai warrior to the story of his pet rhinocerous, Murani, readers will be constantly beguiled and entertained.