Dear exile: the true story of two friends separated (for a year) by an ocean

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A funny and moving story told through the letters of two women nurturing a friendship as they are separated by distance, experience, and time. Close friends and former college roommates, Hilary Liftin and Kate Montgomery promised to write when Kate's Peace Corps assignment took her to Africa.nbsp;nbsp;Over the course of a single year, they exchanged an offbeat and moving series of letters from rural Kenya to New York City and back again. Kate, an idealistic teacher, meets unexpected realities ranging from poisonous snakes and vengeful cows to more serious hazards: a lack of money for education; a student body in revolt.nbsp;nbsp;Hilary, braving the singles scene in Manhattan, confronts her own realities, from unworthy suitors to job anxiety and first apartment woes.nbsp;nbsp;Their correspondence tells--with humor, warmth, and vivid personal detail--the story of two young women navigating their twenties in very different ways, and of the very special friendships we are sometimes lucky enough to find.
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subject_facet Correspondence, Liftin, Hilary. -- Correspondence, Montgomery, Kate. -- Correspondence, New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs, Peace Corps (U.S.) -- Kenya -- Ramisi, Personal correspondence, Ramisi (Kenya) -- Description and travel, Ramisi (Kenya) -- Social life and customs
title_display Dear exile : the true story of two friends separated (for a year) by an ocean
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