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Mr Ray Would Like a Monkey - Memoirs from the Front Line of Humanitarian Aid

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ISBN: 9781786050878
AuthorTaylor, Ray
Pub Date31/01/2021
BindingPaperback
CountryIRL
Dewey361.2609
Quick overview Mr Ray Would Like a Monkey is an honest and compelling memoir, telling the story of how a middle-aged Irish businessman became a humanitarian aid worker and his experiences on the front line, going into war zones and disaster areas as most other people leave.
€15.00

Written with the black humour necessary to survive in such dangerous places, it covers adventures and misadventures in Bosnia, Kenya/South Sudan, Sierra Leone and Mozambique. From working under curfew in war-torn Sierra Leone to unexpectedly becoming the owner of the pet monkey in flooded Mozambique, the author also covers the difficulties in adjusting to everyday life when he returns home, while a valuable addition is the chapter from his wife on life at home without her partner and then adjusting to his return.

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Written with the black humour necessary to survive in such dangerous places, it covers adventures and misadventures in Bosnia, Kenya/South Sudan, Sierra Leone and Mozambique. From working under curfew in war-torn Sierra Leone to unexpectedly becoming the owner of the pet monkey in flooded Mozambique, the author also covers the difficulties in adjusting to everyday life when he returns home, while a valuable addition is the chapter from his wife on life at home without her partner and then adjusting to his return.

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