A Serious Pair of Shoes: An African Journal

A Serious Pair of Shoes: An African Journal

by Joan Baxter



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ISBN-13: 9781895900309
Publisher: Pottersfield Press
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Recent political events in Africa have left me wanting to understand more about this complex continent. Joan Baxter's new book 'A Serious Pair of Shoes' provides a very unique insight into contemporary life in Africa. I found this collection of stories fascinating. She describes the details of everyday life, the challenges of a Canadian woman raising a family abroad, the political struggles affecting Africa from the viewpoint of the ordinary African, whose voice is seldom heard outside their towns and villages. The realities she deals with are often harsh - poverty, corruption, illiteracy - but she tells these tales with humour, humanity and a sense of hope for Africa's future. I highly recommend this book