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Expatriate Tales of Adventure
Read excerpts from the the fourth printing of the book by clicking here. Order by contacting the author, the only US distributor. This charity project educates children to build hope as well as schools in Lagos, Nigeria.
What people all over the world are saying:
“a collaboration of 40 authors and photographers all of whom offer a unique perspective on the customs and people of the region and their everyday lives…” Jennifer Leahy, Houston Chronicle, Texas
“Life in Nigeria could be really rough but then, the book does a lot to portray the beauty of the country.”
Business Day, Lagos, Nigeria
Jennifer Leahy, Houston Chronicle, Texas
"These pieces are truly gems – tiny glittering fragments of daily life as experienced by expatriates in Nigeria. From headaches to hilarity, these stories form an affectionate portrait of a land consumed by the contradictions that exemplify much of the African subcontinent and, indeed, much of the world: outer poverty and inner riches, greed and generosity, comedy in the face of tragedy. Read and enjoy!”
US Author of Someone’s Heart is Burning
"Nigeria. The name conjures up images of violence, corruption and injustice. The book depicts a Nigeria that is far more complex, friendly and rewarding…”
Diane Lemieux, Daily Telegraph, UK