The Ukimwi Road by Dervla Murphy
From Kenya to Zimbabwe

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About Dervla Murphy

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Dervla Murphy has been writing accounts of her journeys to the remoter areas of four continents since 1964; her books include "Eight Feet in the Andes" and "Through Siberia By Accident,"""
 
Published July 1, 1995 by Overlook Books. 288 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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A brave and thoughtful Irishwoman, 60-ish Murphy (Transylvania and Beyond) specializes in treks through remote regions. Here she recounts a 3000-mile, four-month bicycle ride through southern Africa,

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Thus, Murphy's travelogue, which mixes her reflections on colonial legacies with well-etched encounters with border bureaucrats and generous locals, is shadowed by the specter of loss: a young prostitute, her siblings' sole support after their parents died of AIDS, struggles to make her clients u...

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