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Wonderful articulate speaker - Fremantle Library

"Tineke Van der Eecken is a lively writer willing to share her lost idealism, longing, frustrations and achievements, balancing the benefits of her education with what she hopes to share with and learn from Africa. It tastes delicious, spiced with a spread of condiments served on a thousand edible green leaves, that take you to the heart of the expatriate encounter with the Other. Reading this work gives you a window into a world shuttered away. There are people like us, only different, and Tineke helps us get to know our common humanity while sharing her own. A book you will enjoy reading, remembering and sharing."