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Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival by Jeffrey Gettleman

By Jeffrey Gettleman

From Jeffrey Gettleman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning big apple occasions 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 professional conflict correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has lined each significant clash during 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, pleasurable a teenage dream.

At nineteen, Gettleman fell in love, two times. On a selfmade group carrier journey in collage, he went to East Africa—a terrifying, interesting, dreamlike a part of the area within the throes of swap 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 lady he’d ever met. to assert they have been opposites was once a sarcasm. She turned a felony attorney in the US; he hungered to come to Africa. For the following 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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