The Camel Bookmobile is Masha
Hamilton's third book following her excellent 2004
The Distance Between Us. 36-year-old New
Yorker, Fi Sweeney, is on a mission to find meaning
in her life by "making a difference". Next stop
Kenya, to take a job as titular head of the camel
bookmobile. Fi knows about books and means well, but
she knows very little about Kenya, and even less
about the semi-nomadic tribes that the mobile
library serves, who are a mystery to most
city-dwelling Kenyans, let alone to foreigners.
The reality of bringing literacy to Africa is turning out to be quite different to her rose-tinted vision - the library head is unresponsive to her ideas for improving the program and she finds some of the library's rules ...
The Kopp Sisters Return!
One of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs returns in another gripping adventure based on fact.
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.
Your guide toexceptional books
BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.