CHOOSING AFRICA: A Midlife Journey from Mission to Meaning by B. Susan Bauer PDF

By B. Susan Bauer

Why may a fifty-year-old American girl decide to abandon her cozy domestic and profitable activity to maneuver to Africa, 5 time zones clear of every thing that was once familiar?

Most humans input their heart years convinced approximately their roles of their place of work and neighborhood. All that self assurance unravels with the alternative to turn into a bumbling expatriate in an encore occupation. while the Bauers subscribe to the college of a seminary in Windhoek, Namibia, they confront harsh, residual racism during this state that has only in the near past freed itself from the grip of apartheid. They watch the tragedy of September eleven spread hundreds of thousands of miles clear of their place of birth. the writer faces a dangerous scientific analysis that threatens not only her vocation, but additionally her life.

You will trek around the Kalahari desolate tract, listen the rumble of Etosha lions, and enterprise inside of primitive Bushman and Himba groups. you are going to commute to the thundering Victoria Falls of Zimbabwe and the South African criminal telephone of Nelson Mandela. you'll stumble upon glossy Africa from a vantage element that is going a long way past unique travelogue, simply because opting for Africa will introduce you to unforgettable characters who will seize your heart.

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