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

By B. Susan Bauer

Why may a fifty-year-old American lady decide to abandon her cozy domestic and profitable task to maneuver to Africa, 5 time zones clear of every thing that used to be familiar?

Most humans input their center years convinced approximately their roles of their place of work and neighborhood. All that self belief unravels with the alternative to turn into a bumbling expatriate in an encore profession. whilst the Bauers sign up for the college of a seminary in Windhoek, Namibia, they confront harsh, residual racism during this kingdom 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 fatherland. the writer faces a dangerous clinical prognosis that threatens not only her vocation, but additionally her life.

You will trek around the Kalahari wasteland, listen the rumble of Etosha lions, and enterprise within primitive Bushman and Himba groups. you'll trip to the thundering Victoria Falls of Zimbabwe and the South African felony telephone of Nelson Mandela. you are going to come across glossy Africa from a vantage aspect that is going a ways past unique travelogue, simply because identifying Africa will introduce you to unforgettable characters who will trap your heart.

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