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    Under the Baobab Tree
    Under the Baobab Tree
    Jane Chidgey is a fiercely independent, happily single city - dweller when she meets Peter Phillip, a director of the mining company where she worked as a PA.<br/>Seemingly overnight, this never - married woman of a certain age abandons her life in Melbourne for life with the man of her dreams in the Limpopo Valley in the far north of South Africa. Instead of catching the tram to work, she finds herself driving an old Land Rover across the veld, tracking cheetahs and coming to grips with the impoverished lives of the local people. <br/>With great honesty, wit and warmth, Jane tells of her transformation from independent career woman to 'Lady of the Lodge' on a wildlife reserve and the resultant culture shock. She introduces us to the many colourful characters who populate her new life, the awe - inspiring wildlife that becomes a part of her daily existence, and of the ambitious cheetah re - wilding project she and Peter start up on the reserve.<br/>Fascinating, funny, heart - warming and at times deeply moving, this is the wonderful tale of a woman who fell in love twice: first with a man, and then with Africa.<br/>
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    Book Author
    Jane Chidgey
    Genre Biography & Autobiography
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459635647
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Australia
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    UP TO 30 DAYS (?)

    Publication Date
    14-Feb-2012

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