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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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 7 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 8 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 10 months ago by Benjy Weiss