Any parent or friend who has said good-bye to a young man, or woman, going abroad for study or adventure will be entranced by Bruce Lynn's letters from Africa. You will experience his letters as a gift of shared thoughts, dreams and challenges. In letters to his parents, Bruce provides insight into the searching within himself that is a part of this stage in a young person's life. Traveling to Togo, West Africa for the year between his sophomore and junior years at Harvard University, Bruce reveals his coming of age and new cultural awareness through a myriad of experiences that include playing center as the only white person in the local basketball league, teaching a class on the Declaration of Independence at the American International School, guiding travel writers to the land of the Tamberma, interviewing Elizabeth Dole when she visited Togo, and being helped when he was ill by Mr. Owebo, who ran the local concession stand. The book is edited by Marjorie Lynn, who, when cleaning out a closet one rainy day, discovered Bruce's letters received twenty years earlier. She recognized that the letters would represent a journey of discovery for others traveling toward themselves.Elephant-Hair Bracelet for Dad. The black bracelet is actually made of the hair of an elephanta#39;s tail. It is supposed to ... They explained that the urine and stools are used in fetishes to make medicines and potions that instill strength. Fortunatelyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Boys Will Be Men|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2003-05-30|