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By Jeffrey Gettleman

From Jeffrey Gettleman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning big apple instances journalist, comes a passionate, revealing tale approximately discovering love and discovering a calling, set opposed to essentially the most turbulent areas within the world.

A pro battle correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has lined each significant clash during the last 20 years, from Afghanistan to Iraq to the Congo. For the previous decade, he has served because the East Africa bureau leader for the New York Times, enjoyable a teenage dream.

At nineteen, Gettleman fell in love, two times. On a homemade group carrier journey in collage, he went to East Africa—a terrifying, intriguing, 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, such a lot principled lady he’d ever met. to assert they have been opposites used to be an irony. She turned a felony attorney in the US; 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 experience, tortuous long-distance relationships, screwing up, forgiveness, parenthood, and happiness that explores the facility of discovering your self within the such a lot unforeseen of places.

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