> hi tracey,
> prodigal summer is fairly recent - not sure if its in paperback yet. pb
> came first. barbara kingsolver also wrote a collection of short stories
> a series about a woman who adopted a native american child - all great
> reads, in my opinion. also, check out west with the night by beryl
> she was raised in africa and became a pilot... i just heard about a
> documentary film made about lumumba (sp?), the one-time democratic leader
> the congo, too; will have to see if i can find the title.