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Africa, my passion

Author: Corinne Hofmann; Peter Millar
Publisher: London : Arcadia Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an exquisite personal pilgrimage, Corinne Hofmann, author of the global bestseller The White Masai, delves into the slums of Nairobi to uncover the heart-warming and heart-breaking stories of unforgettable people and places. Joined by her half-Kenyan daughter, Napirai, and traveling Kenya together for the first time, they discover Napirai's roots and finally meet her father and half-siblings. Hofmann then treks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Named Person: Corinne Hofmann; Corinne Hofmann; Corinne Hofmann; Corinne Hofmann
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Corinne Hofmann; Peter Millar
ISBN: 9781908129451 190812945X
OCLC Number: 873661096
Notes: "Originally published by A1 Verlag, GmbH, München, as Afrika, meine Passion, 2011"--Title page verso.
Description: 210 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, color portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Farewell to the White Masai, but it's still back to Africa --
The hard slog through the Himba homeland --
On my own with two men and two camels --
A new challenge back in Kenya --
Greenery in the midst of the slums --
Jamii Bora --
Kaputiel Town : an African miracle --
Mathare United : the slumdog football stars --
Football superstars in a different universe --
Finally, Napirai makes it to Barsaloi --
A big surprise in Mombasa --
Afterword --
The "White Masai" Kenya Foundation.
Other Titles: Afrika, meine Passion.
Responsibility: Corinne Hofmann ; translated from the German by Peter Millar.

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In an exquisite personal pilgrimage, Corinne Hofmann, author of the global bestseller The White Masai, delves into the slums of Nairobi to uncover the heart-warming and heart-breaking stories of unforgettable people and places. Joined by her half-Kenyan daughter, Napirai, and traveling Kenya together for the first time, they discover Napirai's roots and finally meet her father and half-siblings. Hofmann then treks 500 miles across the Namibian desert to discover the lives of the nomadic Himba people.

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"Narrated with genuine affection for all things African." -- Kirkus Reviews "Kirkus Reviews"

 
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