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If you want travel books by an author who stays for a while try The White Masai and its follow-up Back From Africa by Corinne Hofmann. Homann, Swiss, travels to Kenya with her boyfriend, catches a glimpse of a Mazi warrior and it is instant love, on her side at least. They marry and have a daughter. Back from Africa focuses on her return to life in Switzerland after four years in Kenya..
The title story was a wonderful study of the natural history of exotic dancers, "...you can't expect to mix money, men, naked women and alcohol and expect to have an easy time." It fell short on ornithology however. Through some shoddy note-taking or editing, the author mentions the main character's trip to Maine, in search of specialties like Colima Warbler and Harris' Hawk. Stick to the strippers, Mr. Hanson.
Many stories were predictable, but all were gems, from the nostagic "Life at the Grand Hotel", to the sad ghost story, "Three Nights on the Mountain".
Speaking of Ghosts, it was "The Ghost Wind" an underdog racing story, that brought a tear to my eye. 150 karoke-screaming cadets on the decrepit Indonesian tall ship beating Japan's "King of the Sea" in a wind-less race to LA. Great stuff. Great people.