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New Book: Muzungu is a True Reality Check on Africa Author Pamela Sisman Bitterman Takes Readers o
Throw away all your preconceived notions about Africa. I traveled to Kenya with an idea of what I might find there only to have that idea turned inside out. One cannot truly know African reality without going there and experiencing it first hand.
The author’s white skin and declaration that she is a writer become her “free pass” through a succession of previously barred doors, and lands her smack into a living newsreel of Kenya in the flesh. From bizarre meetings with doctors and activists representing then President Bush’s AIDS Relief Project to hospital wards, surgery rooms, orphan clinics, huts, schools, churches and government offices, the reader will discover the real “Aids in Africa”. In fact, the reader may come to realize that few concepts familiar to them can be applied in Kenya. The term "lost in translation"
The author invites the reader to take a shocking and unapologetic dose of Africa. Pamela Sisman Bitterman will be returning to the United States in late March 2011, and will be available for dynamic and compelling interviews about her new book. She will also be touring with a video-to-music presentation of revealing photographs from her unforgettable journey.