Into Africa: A Personal Journey
by Yvonne Blackwood
Publication Date: Sep 01, 2000
List Price: $15.95
Format: Paperback, 193 pages
Imprint: Abbeyfield Publishers
Publisher: Abbeyfield Publishers
Parent Company: Abbeyfield Publishers
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A remarkable and intriguing story about a journey by Yvonne Blackwood, Banker, community activist, to West Africa, the land of her ancestors. It begins in Nigeria with exposure to tight military control that causes Blackwood to experience fear as never before. In Ghana her respect for human beings and sense of adventure along with destiny, lead her to meet Adamson. Determined to see it all, she finds herself in desperte situations, each mysteriouly resolved by strangers. Peppered with nostalgic flashbacks to Blackwood’s native Jamaica, Into Africa, resonates with unique poignancy, a love of people and her growing spiritual quest for her African roots among the proud Ashanti people.
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