I Dreamed of Africa

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Penguin Books, 1992 - Kenya - 314 pages
At the age of 25, Kuki Gallmann moved to Kenya with her future husband, where they established a vast ranch. But Africa's beauty does't come without a price, and when tragedy struck, Kuki found herself pregnant and alone with her young son and 90,000 acres of Africa to oversee. 32 pages of photos, half in full color.

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

This has got to be one of the most heart wrenching yet uplifting books I have ever read about one woman's life experiences in Africa. After divorcing her first husband Kuki marries the widower of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Estrela - LibraryThing

Sickening. It's a book about a woman obsessed with her own grief. I've never read so many descriptions of accidents, wakes and funerals in the same book. Even the dog's funeral is described! The ... 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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