I Dreamed of Africa

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Penguin Books, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 314 pages
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At the age of twenty-five, Kuki Gallman, divorced and badly injured in a devastating car accident, left Italy to convalesce in Africa with the man who would become her second husband. Enchanted by the land, they established a vast ranch on the Laikipia plateau in Kenya. But Africa's splendor came with a price. Filled with pain and joy, beauty and drama, Gallman's haunting memoir "captures perfectly the magic of Kenya" (The New York TImes Book Review).

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Review: I Dreamed of Africa (movie tie-in)

User Review  - Bunnychip9 - Goodreads

Memoir reading is something very personal - it requires your own personal identification with the experiences of the author. This then, is not fiction - and requires from us, the readers, an emotive ... Read full review

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Had me dreaming of Africa as well. Really enjoyed this book. Read full review


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Kuki Gallmann is an environmentalist, a poet, and a writer. She lives in Kenya, Africa.

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