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The Beauty and the Beasts: Living in Nairobi [Kindle Edition]

Geoff Hobbs

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Product Description

This book details the abject poverty, sickness and violence experienced
when living in Nairobi, one of the most dangerous cities in the world.
At the same time the book explains why it is easy to fall in love with
the poor but kind and fun-loving people of Kenya and why a Long-
term experience of living in Kenya will ensure that you look back at
your time in Kenya with great fondness and the siren call of Africa will
always remain in your blood and keep luring you back to one of the
most beautiful country’s in the world.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 265 KB
  • Publisher: Jay M Horne (12 Sep 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005MSZZAU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #499,978 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not On Point 5 Feb 2012
By fliphouse - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
Being from Nairobi, I was a little miffed at the authors description of Nairobi being one of "the most dangerous cities in the world". I am not sure if that was for shock value to boost interest or what. The book is a simple glimpse into Nairobi but there are many other better books here on Amazon about that great city. It does have its share of crime but violent crime is nowhere near the level of cities like Johanesburg, Detroit, New York. In fact, there are very very few documented cases of violent crime towards visiting tourists. That being said, for some nice photos its okay, but the author's opinions towards the actual city are extremely flawed and inacurate.
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