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Cafe d'Afrique read by Jewish Women's group

I have just finished reading your remarkable book. What a vivid picture you paint of your immersion in life in Zambia - the struggle, the enthusiasm, the awakening, the pain and the achievement of your maturing in those precious years. How have you ever found time to marry and have a family as well?
The women in my group in NCJW gained a great deal from your visit to us, and as an avid reader, I have enjoyed and can heartily recommend your book.
Many thanks,
Jenny Shub

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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."

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