Undisciplined Heart.

By: Katjavivi, JanePublisher: Tokai : Modajaji Books, 2010Copyright date: ©2010Description: 1 online resource (324 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781920397814Subject(s): Katjavivi, Jane.;Ambassadors' spouses -- Namibia -- Biography.;Heart -- Diseases -- Patients -- Biography.;Women -- Namibia -- Biography.;Namibia -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Undisciplined HeartDDC classification: 968.810092 LOC classification: DT1651 -- .K385 2010ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Part 1. Embracing Namibia -- Part 2. The pit of death -- Part 3. A whole new world -- Part 4. Listening to the wind -- Postcript -- Acknowledgements -- Back Cover.
Summary: When Jane Katjavivi becomes involved in London in support of change in Southern Africa, she meets and marries a Namibian activist in exile. Moving with him to Namibia at the time of Independence in 1990, she faces a new life in a starkly beautiful country. She starts to publish Namibian writing and opens a bookshop. In Windhoek she develops friendships with a group of strong, independent women, who have also come from other countries, and are engaged in different ways to overcome the divisions of the past. Over coffee, drinks and food, they support each other through times of happiness and sadness, through juggling careers and family, and through illness and death. When her husband is made Ambassador to the Benelux countries and the European Union, and later Berlin, Jane has to build a new identity as the wife of an ambassador, and come to terms with her own ill-health without her friends around her to support her. Set against the backdrop of the historical, political and social development of newly independent Namibia, Undisciplined Heart tells the story of Jane�s love for her family, friends and her adopted country, in a gentle and honest way that reflects the joys and tragedies of life.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Part 1. Embracing Namibia -- Part 2. The pit of death -- Part 3. A whole new world -- Part 4. Listening to the wind -- Postcript -- Acknowledgements -- Back Cover.

When Jane Katjavivi becomes involved in London in support of change in Southern Africa, she meets and marries a Namibian activist in exile. Moving with him to Namibia at the time of Independence in 1990, she faces a new life in a starkly beautiful country. She starts to publish Namibian writing and opens a bookshop. In Windhoek she develops friendships with a group of strong, independent women, who have also come from other countries, and are engaged in different ways to overcome the divisions of the past. Over coffee, drinks and food, they support each other through times of happiness and sadness, through juggling careers and family, and through illness and death. When her husband is made Ambassador to the Benelux countries and the European Union, and later Berlin, Jane has to build a new identity as the wife of an ambassador, and come to terms with her own ill-health without her friends around her to support her. Set against the backdrop of the historical, political and social development of newly independent Namibia, Undisciplined Heart tells the story of Jane�s love for her family, friends and her adopted country, in a gentle and honest way that reflects the joys and tragedies of life.

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