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Topic: Twenty Chickens For A Saddle by Robyn Scott

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Subject: Twenty Chickens For A Saddle by Robyn Scott
Date Posted: 8/15/2008 6:07 PM ET
Member Since: 9/16/2005
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Has anyone read this memoir? 

Robyn Scott and her family move to Botswana, Africa, in the 80s.  Her father is a bush doctor and her Mom homeschools the children (in her own way).  As well as being funny and adventerous, the author also talks about how AIDS affected Africa in the 80s, when this disease was starting to make news and how frustrated her father was with the African gov't for doing nothing, or doing too little too late.   This was one of the best memoirs I've read in a long time!  I would highly recommend this.

Date Posted: 9/8/2008 11:52 AM ET
Member Since: 11/15/2006
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It has been on my wishlist. I can't wait to read it!!

Dawn

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 1:44 AM ET
Member Since: 5/21/2007
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It's on my WL also. Glad that it didn't disappoint :)