By Corinne Hofmann
The runaway foreign bestseller is now an American must-read for enthusiasts of experience, trip writing, and romance. Corinne Hofmann tells how she falls in love with an African warrior whereas on vacation in Kenya. After overcoming critical hindrances, she strikes right into a tiny hut with him and his mom, and spends 4 years in his Kenyan village. Slowly yet definitely, the dream begins to disintegrate, and he or she hatches a plan to come domestic along with her daughter, a child born of the likely indestructible love among a white ecu girl and a Masai. Compulsively readable, The White Masai is instantly a hopelessly romantic love tale, a gripping experience yarn, and an excellent piece of meticulously saw social anthropology.
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