At Home Abroad: An American Girl in Africa 

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Where is home for an American child growing up in southern Africa? Certainly not the United States where she visited only 3 times before she was 16. In this memoir of growing up in colonial Angola, Africa the author learns 5 languages, goes away to school at 9, travels 1500 miles for high school in Rhodesia, and finally finishes school in her parent's hometown of Tacoma, Washington. In love with Angola, she must leave when war breaks out in 1961 and find her way in an alien America. To be published in May 2009.

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