Child of Happy Valley: A Memoir

Child of Happy Valley: A Memoir

by Juanita Carberry, Nicola Tyrer

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Overview

An astonishing and entertaining memoir about a childhood in White Mischief Kenya.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780099281399
Publisher: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/24/2000
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.88(h) x (d)

About the Author

Juanita Carberry spent her childhood in the 1920s and 1930s on a beautiful Kenyan coffee farm.

Table of Contents

Prologue: My Africa 1(3)
He Who is Not Taught by His Mother Will be Taught by the world
3(18)
A Taste of Termites
21(16)
Memsahib Kidogo
37(12)
A Tough Breed
49(10)
Junie Baby
59(16)
Teaching Chickens to Fly
75(8)
Spirits of the Baobab
83(12)
Swimming with Sharks
95(12)
How I Finished with Finishing School
107(10)
Seduced at Sea
117(10)
Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child
127(8)
When the Lions Have Gone Hyenas Dance
135(10)
Early Love
145(10)
The Erroll Murder
155(10)
I Told the Witch-Doctor
165(6)
Goodbye Seremai
171(18)
Epilogue: It's a Wise Child who Knows its Own Father 189

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Child of Happy Valley: A Memoir 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you have read White Mischief by James Fox, you will be fascinated by this book. This is a memoir of a young girl during the Happy Valley time in Kenya. It is well written and very frank about Juanita Carberry's life. Highly recommended. This book deserves an A++++++++