Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork

In this wry travel memoir, a fiasco of an anthropological field trip leaves the writer and her husband haunted by the Baining of New Guinea, a people who upend Western theories as well as the couple's young lives. Years later, they return to the jungle to make peace with this very different culture and their youthful past. More

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Words: 79,780
Language: English
ISBN: 9780998864228
About Gail Pool

Gail Pool is a writer whose essays, book columns, and reviews have appeared in many newspapers and magazines. Her past work includes editing an arts magazine (which is still thriving), many years teaching Writing for Publication, and writing about travel. Born in New York City, she now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts and winters in Sanibel, Florida, where, when she isn't writing, she spends her time reading, gardening, and observing the magnificent wildlife.

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