Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Grains of Golden Sand: Adventures in War-Torn Africa” as Want to Read:
Grains of Golden Sand: Adventures in War-Torn Africa
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Grains of Golden Sand: Adventures in War-Torn Africa

by
liked it 3.0  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Grains of Golden Sand: Adventures in War-Torn Africa, by Delfi Messinger, is an astounding account of the author's many years in the chaos of Kinshasa (the capital of Zaire) during the 1970s, working with the Peace Corps as a bonobo conservationist and what I can only describe (perhaps inaccurately) as a -street veterinarian.- The title of the book sums up her work perfect ...more
Paperback, 391 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Fine Print Press (first published July 15th 2006)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Grains of Golden Sand, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Grains of Golden Sand

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-8)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Brandie
rated it liked it
Oct 21, 2008
Kristin
rated it liked it
Oct 01, 2009
Anne-Marie Hodge
rated it liked it
Sep 02, 2012
Kelly
marked it as to-read
Sep 10, 2008
Amanda
marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2009
DC
marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2015
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Nov 06, 2016
Andrea
marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book

“...Sometimes one just had to forge on and let the chips fall where they may. After all, we were the ones in the trenches, investing our will, hearts, sweat, and money while the critics spent nothing but words.” 1 likes
More quotes…