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By Michael Jackson

ISBN-10: 0231172346

ISBN-13: 9780231172349

ISBN-10: 0231172354

ISBN-13: 9780231172356

We all endure qualms and anxieties once we flow from the recognized to the unknown. even though our achievement in lifestyles might rely on trying out limits, our faintheartedness is a reminder of our desire for safety and our information of the hazards of venturing into alien worlds.

Rich with the reflections of a popular student who has labored greatly in lots of cultures and international locations, Harmattan creatively imagines the adventure of embracing the unknown. Celebrating the life-giving strength of individuals, areas, and powers that lie past our tested worlds, Harmattan connects existential power to the act of resisting prescribed customs and wondering got notions of fact. on the center of the publication is the fictitious tale of Tom Lannon, a graduate scholar from Cambridge college, who continues to be ambivalent approximately pursuing a standard existence. After touring to Sierra Leone within the aftermath of the country's devastating civil struggle, Tom meets a author who is helping him discover the chances of renewal. Illustrating the truth that sure facets of human lifestyles are universal to every person despite their tradition and background, Harmattan remakes the excellence among domestic and international and the connection among wisdom and life.

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