Today, TO LIVE IN PARADISE by Cindi McVey is getting some attention at Traveling With T. Cindi emailed me a few weeks ago and as we began chatting- I found her to be smart and so nice! I know many of the readers of Traveling With T are fans of non-fiction so….I hope ya’ll enjoy the spotlight!
TO LIVE IN PARADISE: A MEMOIR OF DREAMS FOUND AND DREAMS LOST IN THE HEART OF AFRICA
Set amid the magic and struggles of Africa, To Live in Paradise is the poignant memoir of a young American woman who finds herself swept up in an intriguing new life in Zimbabwe, just as this paradise country takes a critical turn in its history. As the idyll unravels, the nation applauded as Africa’s success story plunges into a lawless land where tyrants rule. In a clash of humanity and earth, an unparalleled wilderness and a distressed nation both fight for survival.
Her adventures include a cheetah attack, rioting crowds, inspiring safaris, and eye-to-eye snake encounters, shared with endearing characters who are her friends. Within this tale of an American’s affair with a vibrant yet imperiled land, also unfolds a story of loss for one of Earth’s last Edens.
Did that sound good? Well, if so, I’ve got some links for you to check out!
*Update: TO LIVE IN PARADISE has won the Green Book Festival Award in the Memoir category (with an Honorable Mention in the General Non-Fiction category). The Award “honors books that contribute to greater understanding, respect for and positive action on the changing worldwide environment.”
Happy Reading and Bookishly Yours,
T @ Traveling With T