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Americas Daughter (Dancing Soul Trilogy, #2) review è 103 · In America’s Daughter the second book of the trilogy the author arrives in the United States in the company of Catherine Murray an American high school teacher Her adjustment to a new culture includes shocking doses of American style racial discrimination and NhaIn America’s Daughter the second book of the trilogy the author arrives in the United States in the company of Catherine Murray an American high school teacher Her adjustment to a new culture includes shocking doses of American style racial discrimination and Nhambu’s discovery that she must learn to be a Black American She graduates from college thus fulfill. America’s Daughter is the second book in the Dancing Souls trilogy by Maria Nhambu It’s an incredibly powerful tale of overcoming adversity that continues to highlight Maria Nhambu’s strengths as a writer The journey at the heart of the story is one that grabs you from the opening page Nhambu crafts a mesmerizing narrative that is not scared of tackling some seriously big issues in a frank and honest way Nhambu is clearly a writer who knows how to build a strong emotional arc and she does a brilliant job here once again The book is an emotional rollercoaster that will inspire young women tackling adversity everywhere Those who enjoyed the first book in the trilogy Africa’s Child are sure to get just as much if not from America’s Daughter

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S and creates Aerobics With Soul® a fitness workout based on African dance She both finds and creates the family she longed for as a child and connects with her unknown background The first book of the trilogy Africa’s Child was released in 2016 The final book of her memoir series Drum Beats Heart Beats reveals of Nhambu’s life as she searches for her father. This story narrates the life of the author Maria Nhambu an orphaned mixed race Tanzanian woman adopted by her American teacher herself barely older than Maria In the author’s words this is ‘the story of how a somewhat bewildered often overwhelmed and confused nineteen year oldfrom East Africa dealt with the challenges of a new life in America’ The details of Maria’s childhood and her struggles and search for identity are covered in the first book of this trilogy Africa’s ChildWritten in an engaging confessional way that instantly won me over Maria made me invested in following her story right from the beginning She includes details of how everyday things in America were so different for her which really provides a great insight into the perspective of an immigrant new to the country and culture She documents significant events in her life including her marriage to a Norwegian man the Apartheid they experienced the family they raised and finally meeting her birth motherA heartfelt and genuine story told with compassion and humour

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Americas Daughter Dancing Soul Trilogy #2Ing her dream of becoming a teacher and teaches high school in the inner city She marries has two children and establishes herself in the American way of life Then a visit to Africa and especially to Tanzania reawakens the drumbeats and dancing that she carries in her soul On her return home she teaches Swahili and African Studies performs African dance at school. Entering – and adjusting to – America Valuable insights for allAuthor Maria Nhambu initiated her three part autobiography trilogy with AFRICA’S CHILD – an extraordinarily superb book that opened the celebration of her passion for Africa her birthplace African culture and her passion for dance Now she continues her experiences with AMERICA’S DAUGHTER Maria has created Aerobics With Soul a fitness program that marries dance with enhancing movement and healthSaid before say again Memoirs such as this are rare the sharing of a problematic childhood that eventually blossoms into a celebration of those very beginnings that seemed dire into eventually becoming a path to self acceptance and understanding that would influence and benefit generations Maria was born in Tanzania East Africa raised in an orphanage as a child who did not know her parents tended by both German and American nuns and experiencing not only physical and mental abuse but also racial discrimination But as she matured into a teenager she grew with her faith and resilience becoming self reliant and independent embraced education and her passion for African tribal dance to the point when she won scholarships to follow her destiny to America and university educationIn this second volume of her autobiography Maria shares her entry into America as ‘arrives in the United States in the company of Catherine Murray an American high school teacher and her adoptive mother Her adjustment to a new culture includes shocking doses of American style racial discrimination and Nhambu’s discovery that she must learn to be a Black American She graduates from college thus fulfilling her dream of becoming a teacher and teaches high school in the inner city She marries has two children and establishes herself in the American way of life Then a visit to Africa and especially to Tanzania reawakens the drumbeats and dancing that she carries in her soul On her return home she teaches Swahili and African Studies performs African dance at schools and creates Aerobics With Soul® a fitness workout based on African dance She both finds and creates the family she longed for as a child and connects with her unknown background’ Maria’s prose is polished enhancing even the negative aspects with a sure sense of humor Her first steps into the US are captured in opening sentences – ‘When we arrived in New York I wondered if Cathy had played a joke on me Had we come to America after all There was no Statue of Liberty anywhere in sight at the airport I looked everywhere I guess I expected that as soon as my feet touched American soil someone representing her and holding the torch of freedom would welcome me No one had told me to look for her out in the harbor from the plane’Sensitive insightful and wonderfully endearing this is a book with so many important messages that it deserves the attention of all readers – a fine instrument to understanding racial euality and perseverance Recommended