Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa

The life of a humanitarian aid worker in stories and verse from around the world--inspired by war-affected populations rebuilding their lives with unbreakable spirit. From Rwanda to Cote d'Ivoire, Congo to Serbia, Morocco to South Sudan "Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa" depicts one woman's journey living and working in the face of adversity. More

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Words: 60,220
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301784233
About Julie R. Dargis

Julie R. Dargis is based in Carlsbad, CA. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, and later spent over fifteen years working in Central Africa and Eastern Europe with populations affected by war and natural disaster. For many years, she was a humanitarian aid worker in some of the most difficult and dangerous countries in the world.

Julie's current healing practice includes oracle card readings, energy healing, and writing prompts to promote self-directed, soul-based healing. Her newest book, "White Moon in a Powder Blue Sky" is a collection of poetry and prose with "thought experiments" in quantum physics, the role of consciousness, and the presence of spirit in our multidimensional world. An oracle card deck of the same name will be released in September 2016.

"Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa" is a collection of personal essays and verse, mainly sonnets, which the author began writing when she was a Peace Corps volunteer. The book depicts the life and times of the author and the many people she met and worked with in Morocco, Rwanda, Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Chad, Ireland, Serbia, Bulgaria, Sudan (Darfur), South Sudan, and Somalia.

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