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This book should be required reading.
At the same time, her story is a stirring example of how one person's strength and perseverance can make a difference to a people and the world.
I really could hear Wangari speak as I read this book...with her interesting expressions and ways of seeing and saying things.
I had to read this book for class, but enjoyed every page. Wangari has an inspiring story that should be heard by everyone. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Samantha L.
Everything Wangari Maathai writes is gold. This is a wonderful account of her life and her struggles. This book was simply amazing.Published 3 months ago by Catters
Having spent quite a bit of time in Kenya in the past 6 years both in Nairobi and on the coast, I was anxious to read this memoir. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Venus
The late Wangari Maathai started a movement in Kenya to plant millions of trees. But she was not merely an environmentalist who loved trees. Read morePublished 4 months ago by StanEvolve
I would recommend buying from this seller. The book was as expected, and delivered as stipulated. I am Kenyan, in USA for my studies and just wanted to read about Prof. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mariita
She wrote in a direct voice and outlined the building of the Green Belt Movement in a scientific way. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Infectious
Wangari Maathai's autobiography chronicles her treacherous and beautiful life through its ups and downs revealing how important your passions are to follow. Great read! Read morePublished 7 months ago by Daniella
Such an important and wonderful book about the importance of doing your best. Whatever obstacles come your way. Loved this book.Published 9 months ago by Benjy Weiss