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Expat Life in Africa

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The list author says: "Books that tell the reality of expat life in different eras."
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
"Part "Glass Castle" part "Out of Africa." Never mind her parents racial views, this is a great autobiography set in Zimbabwe [then Rhodesia], Malawi and Zambia"
Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
"Bizarre journey with of an Africa-raised Englishwoman [and wife of an American] with a former soldier of the Rhodesian (white) Army to spots along the way of his war."
The Village of Waiting
The Village of Waiting
"Very UNromantic account of the author's Peace Corps service in Togo."
Lady's Letters from Central Africa: A Journey from Mandala, Shire Highlands in 1890
Lady's Letters from Central Africa: A Journey from Mandala, Shire Highlands in 1890
"While difficult to find, this magnificent little book is an incredible account of an English woman's trip thru what is today Malawi in the 1890s. I bought it in Blantyre, Malawi in 1991."
The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
"Classic on Edwardian and World War I life in Kenya."
Out of Africa (Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books)
Out of Africa (Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books)
"Not my favorite, but a classic to be sure."
West With The Night
West With The Night
"One of the most famous Expats--a real adventurer!"
A Good Man in Africa: A Novel
A Good Man in Africa: A Novel
"FICTION, but still rings very, very true."