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

By B. Susan Bauer

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

Most humans input their center years convinced approximately their roles of their place of work and group. All that self assurance unravels with the alternative to turn into a bumbling expatriate in an encore profession. while the Bauers subscribe to the college of a seminary in Windhoek, Namibia, they confront harsh, residual racism during this nation that has just recently freed itself from the grip of apartheid. They watch the tragedy of September eleven spread millions of miles clear of their native land. the writer faces a dangerous scientific prognosis that threatens not only her vocation, but additionally her life.

You will trek around the Kalahari wilderness, listen the rumble of Etosha lions, and enterprise within primitive Bushman and Himba groups. you are going to shuttle to the thundering Victoria Falls of Zimbabwe and the South African legal mobile of Nelson Mandela. you are going to come across glossy Africa from a vantage element that is going a long way past unique travelogue, simply because picking out Africa will introduce you to unforgettable characters who will trap your heart.

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