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The White Masai book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The four-million-copy international bestseller of the incredible l. Corinne Hofmann has written three books based on her life story, including two sequels to The White Masai—Back from Africa, which is a bestseller in Germany, . Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. One glance at a Masai warrior Back From Africa (White Masai Book 3). Corinne Hofmann.


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The White Masai is an autobiographical novel written by Corinne Hofmann about the years she Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. One glance at a Masai warrior "wearing almost no clothes—just a short loincloth —but lots of jewelry," and Hofmann, a Swiss business woman. Corinne Hoffman, in her biography "The White Masai" (Die Weisse Her book has been translated into several languages, and in the.

In it was made into a film. Other books followed after reader pressure: Africa, my passion , was published in German on May Adapted from Italian by Isobel Leybold-Johnson , swissinfo.

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She later filed for divorce. Hofmann worked in insurance and still sent money to her ex-husband and family. It was the topselling book in German-speaking Switzerland by June I left in February for Nairobi, where, far from the modernity and residential areas of the city, I discovered the world of the slums — these huge areas of sheet metal shacks in which a million human beings try to survive. I got acquainted with several social projects such as the building of a school and a home for mothers and children.

I encountered first hand true stories of around 15 women who had first lived on the streets, begging or as prostitutes. An organisation had helped them realise their dreams and become economically independent through the microcredit system, a way of giving small amounts of funding. And I, in my own small way, created a foundation for gather funds to help these people.

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But these people who have nothing, who fight to survive, have a great zest for life. We left in August and the experience in the land of her birth overwhelmed Napirai.

The first meeting with her father at Maralal was moving and the subsequent trip to Barsaloi allowed her to get closer to the real Africa. Her embrace with her grandmother was an indescribable moment of great emotion.

The ties to them and Kenya have become stronger and indissoluble. Now I can really say that Africa is my passion. In a hotel in Mombasa she met and fell in love with a handsome Masai warrior named Lketinga, who was going traditional dances for tourists.

In Hofmann fled to Switzerland on the premise of introducing Napirai to her family. She later filed for divorce.

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Hofmann worked in insurance and still sent money to her ex-husband and family. Corinne has to adapt to very few baths, thousands of flies, eating goat, living without a toilet, electricity, or running water, which she does admirably.

She had encountered many wild animals in the bush, caught malaria and endured hunger. It was then she decided to open up a small shop that sold maize and sugar to the locals. This help to provide a few comforts for them, like a mattress and money to help Lketinga's mama out.

Corinne bought a 4-wheel drive truck with the money she made from selling her business in Switzerland and that provided her and the locals with a ride to the city for medicine and goods.

They married the following year in the bush.

She and Lketinga fought many battles over female circumcision, which he totally believed in but she refused adamantly.Very interesting and I learned a great deal. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

An Autobiography. We went inside a small school for the children and all of them were coughing and had runny noses. Disagreed with her choices, but absolutely fascinated by her life in Africa.

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