By Jeffrey Gettleman
From Jeffrey Gettleman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning manhattan instances journalist, comes a passionate, revealing tale approximately discovering love and discovering a calling, set opposed to some of the most turbulent areas within the world.
A pro battle correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has coated each significant clash over the last two decades, from Afghanistan to Iraq to the Congo. For the earlier decade, he has served because the East Africa bureau leader for the New York Times, pleasing a teenage dream.
At nineteen, Gettleman fell in love, two times. On a home made group provider journey in university, he went to East Africa—a terrifying, interesting, dreamlike a part of the realm within the throes of switch that imprinted itself on his mind's eye and on his heart.
But round that very same time he additionally fell in love with a fellow Cornell student—the brightest, classiest, so much principled girl he’d ever met. to assert they have been opposites used to be a sarcasm. She turned a felony attorney in the USA; he hungered to come to Africa. For the subsequent decade he will be torn among those abiding passions.
A sensually rendered coming-of-age tale within the culture of Barbarian Days, Love, Africa is a story of ardour, violence, far-flung event, tortuous long-distance relationships, screwing up, forgiveness, parenthood, and happiness that explores the facility of discovering your self within the so much unforeseen of places.
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Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival by Jeffrey Gettleman