Sojourns in West Africa is a memoir of a young man's month-long hitchhiking trip through West Africa and a tale of lasting relationships begun far from home. Join Steven Keenan on three separate West African journeys. Catch a ride on a four-thousand-mile hitchhiking trek across West Africa at the peak of the cold war. Return in 1998 with a refugee boy who, following medical treatment in the United States, is returning to his family in Ivory Coast. Visit a post-war Liberia that westerners rarely encounter and the village Keenan served years earlier as a Peace Corps teacher. Witness the generosity of the people of a small African village. Join the crew of a freight truck crossing Nigeria. Come face-to-face with boy soldiers in Liberia. Meet people, suffering unimaginable hardship, who have not lost hope in Sojourns in West Africa.
Author: Steven E. Keenan
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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