Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage: Stories

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Soho Press, Incorporated, 1995 - Fiction - 224 pages
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"Some fine writer . . . Waugh rewired for the 80s."--Raymond Sokolov, "The Wall Street Journal"
"She has a gift."--"Los Angeles Times"
"Impressive."--"Chicago Tribune"
"Her stories will do more than a score of "Newsweek" magazine cover stories to explain Africa and its relationship with the 20th century."--"Houston Post"
"Very often funny, very often wise."--"The Plain Dealer"
"Compassionate and haunting."--"The Baltimore Sun"
In this collection of fourteen short stories, originally published in 1987, acclaimed writer Maria Thomas vividly portrays the experiences of American expatriates in Africa, as well as the lives of ordinary Africans, from many points of view.

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Come to Africa And Save Your Marriage and other Stories (African Trilogy)

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This trio comprises a novel (Antonia ) and two short story collections. Thomas went to East Africa with the Peace Corps in 1971, remaining there for 17 years until her death in a plane crash. She ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Thomas is a health and mental health writer and a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she received a Bachelor's degree with honors in Psychology and History, and later a Master's Degree in psychiatric Social Work.

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