African Nights: True Stories from the Author of I Dreamed of Africa by Kuki GallmannAfrican Nights: True Stories from the Author of I Dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann

African Nights: True Stories from the Author of I Dreamed of Africa

byKuki Gallmann

Paperback | January 15, 2000

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Lyrical, beautifully written tales of life in Africa

Africa evokes a deep sense of mystery. It is a place that retains what most of the world has lost: space, roots, traditions, awesome beauty, true wilderness, rare animals, and extraordinary people. In this wonderful and haunting collection of stories, Kuki Gallmann writes of her life in Africa, where every day brings challenge and adventure. African Nights is a treasury of memories, in which fascinating people and places are brought to life. The healing powers Africa can have on those who embrace the land as a place of mystery, superstition, danger, and beauty.

Kuki Gallmann is an environmentalist, a poet, and a writer. She lives in Kenya, Africa.
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Title:African Nights: True Stories from the Author of I Dreamed of AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.06 × 5.42 × 0.82 inPublished:January 15, 2000Publisher:PerennialLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060954833

ISBN - 13:9780060954833

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Many of us dream about embarking on an African safari, but few of us have actually realized it. One of the lucky few, Kuki Gallmann has not only seen Africa, — she has lived in it — and she shares her extraordinary experiences with readers in African Nights. Inside readers will a find a treasure trove of vivid memories the author recounts through engaging stories and vibrant imagery of the people and places she has visited. This magical memoir presents a dreamscape of a land you won’t soon forget!

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"Captures perfectly the magic of Kenya, creating an almost overwhelming picture of beauty and drama, pain and joy, death and resurrection....Her discovery of African culture, with its mystery and danger, is recounted in spare, lyrical prose."-- "New York Times Book Review" on "I Dreamed of Africa ""The triumphs and hardships of a passionate life are in these stories, set against the spiritual and mysterious African culture. This is wonderful adventure reading."-- "Booklist Previews