Views of Africa (H.F. Ullmann)
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From the December 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine

Views of Africa (H.F. Ullmann)

How unlikely that such different worlds—the fertile Nile Valley and the deserts of the Sudan, a lively grade-school classroom in Guinea and the solitary beauty of a shepherd in Mauritania—should exist on a single continent. And how impressive that so much of it could be contained between the covers of Stefan Schütz's Views of Africa (H.F. Ullmann). — Francine Prose