Author Joan Schrauwen Brings to Life the Episodes of Hidden Desire, Secrecy and the Wisdom of the Ancients


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Author Joan Schrauwen Brings to Life the Episodes of Hidden Desire, Secrecy and the Wisdom of the Ancients

  1. 1. Author Joan Schrauwen Brings to Life the Episodes ofHidden Desire, Secrecy and the Wisdom of the Ancients(PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Joan Schrauwen describes the journey of several individuals whose connected experiencescompel them to attain self discovery, tragedy, and ultimately love, against the background oftwo of the most magnificent wilderness regions of Africa.Compelling and captivating The Salt of My Desire shares the romantic adventure story ofvarious characters whose intertwined lives reveal a myriad of eye opening insights into twoAfrican countries in the 1960s before civil war tore them apart.Dealing with the sophistication of Windhoek and the illegal diamond trade; the big safari outfitstaking hunters throughout the vast wilderness areas of both South West Africa and Angola; andthe son of an African chief who tries to save a herd of the most endangered of all antelope, theRoyal Sable of Angola, this is also the richly evocative story of the love of a Bushman, last of histribe, for his spirits child, son of a South West farmer; and the heroine, a half-wild young girlgrowing up on the adjoining farm – and of the three men of different nationalities who love her.Throw in a beautiful Italian Vogue model who causes disruption wherever she goes; and thehead of the Counter-Insurgency Unit in South West Africa, with the almost impossible task ofprotecting the border against invasion of his country, one finds that this book showcases theextremes of both the primordial and the idealistic facets of the human experience. Illustratinghow one can find virtues even in the wildest settings as well as unearthing a series of primaltruths, this literary work serves as a catalyst for the emergence of a broader perspective about a 1/3
  2. 2. different way of living.In the light of recent events in Angola, where this previously unknown country is becoming oneof the biggest economies in Africa, with oil production now representing 95% of export income,the background of the 27 year civil war that ended a decade ago devastated the country,destroying much of its infrastructure. The book shows the magnificent country of Angola in theearlier years, and the first emergence of the Freedom Fighters there; as well as in South WestAfrica (now Namibia).For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to the AuthorJoan Schrauwen lives on the banks of the Berg River Estuary on the West Coast of SouthernAfrica.She has compiled, written and illustrated a non-fiction book titled Circle of Seasons: WestCoast published by Struik Winchester, South Africa. Her husband is a Civil Engineer, and theylived in South West Africa for years.The Salt of My Desire * by Joan SchrauwenPublication Date: September 11, 2012Trade Paperback; ?16.99; 497 pages; 978-1-4771-4264-6Trade Hardback; ?26.99; 497 pages; 978-1-4771-4265-3Ebook; ?3.99; 978-1-4771-4266-0To request a complimentary paperback review copy, contact the publisher at +0800-644-6988.To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at 44-203-006-8880 or call+0800-644-6988.Xlibris books can be purchased at Xlibris bookstore. For more information, contact Xlibris at 2/3
  3. 3. +0800-644-6988 or on the web at More information on South African experience at : desire-secrecy-and-the-wisdom-of-the-ancients/ 3/3Powered by TCPDF (