My Heart Is Africa: Three Years with the Flying Doctors [NOOK Book]

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In 1996, Scott Griffin left his comfortable business career to work for the Flying Doctors Service, an organization that flies doctors and aid workers to remote regions throughout Africa. He tells the story of his two-year odyssey here, from his harrowing solo flight over the Atlantic in a single-engine Cessna to his experiences on the ground, including getting arrested, crashing, and re-crashing his plane. Vividly portraying Africa’s beauty and humanity, this engaging account leads readers through deserts, ...
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My Heart Is Africa: Three Years with the Flying Doctors

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Overview


In 1996, Scott Griffin left his comfortable business career to work for the Flying Doctors Service, an organization that flies doctors and aid workers to remote regions throughout Africa. He tells the story of his two-year odyssey here, from his harrowing solo flight over the Atlantic in a single-engine Cessna to his experiences on the ground, including getting arrested, crashing, and re-crashing his plane. Vividly portraying Africa’s beauty and humanity, this engaging account leads readers through deserts, mountains, and jungles, taking them into the lives of the eccentric characters Griffin meets along the way.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781770891609
  • Publisher: House of Anansi Press Inc
  • Publication date: 7/1/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 873,700
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Scott Griffin is the Chairman and major stakeholder of two manufacturing
companies and the owner of The House of Anansi Press Inc. He
is Chairman and Trustee of the Griffin Trust for
Excellence in Poetry and Chancellor of Bishops
University. He is on several NGO boards, including the
AMREF International Board based in Nairobi, Kenya.
He is married to Krystyne Griffin and has four children
and seven grandchildren.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2011

    My request to Mr Griffin

    Please mr Griffin make your book available for download to ebook. I enjoy reading with my ipad

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