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Tales of a Female Nomad by Rita Golden Gelman
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Read in June, 2009 — I own a copy

I would have given this book 2 stars but found Rita's website where she is actually trying to do some good work.

I was appalled by this book. Maybe I missed something. Rita leaves her husband and her children to travel the world. And all she seems to learn is serenity. She brags about giving her books or a used car to help impoverished communities. She visits out of the way villages all over the world and seems to think these communities have some great desire to adopt her.

I do not understand how can anyone observe third world poverty and not feel a need to help. This book was all about Rita and how much fun she was having living with people who could not meet their own daily needs.

I would not recommend this book. I would rather read "Three Cups of Tea" or other books where Americans actually work to help the communities they visit.

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