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Squandering Eden: Africa at the Edge

3.86  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Hardcover, 326 pages
Published October 5th 1987 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P (first published October 1987)
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Aug 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Old, but no less accurate; If you've ever had an interest in what works and doesn't work in Africa, this book is a good summation. I would have liked to have read this before moving to Africa! The author is a journalist with more than 30 years living and traveling between the continent and Washington D.C.--detailing what you do and don't see as a vacationer. From malaria, malnutrition, deforestation, affluence among government officials and expats, the AIDS epidemic, bribes, coup d'etats, and th ...more
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