In Full Flight

Af Heminway & John
  • Vintage
  • 2018
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  • eng
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  • 9781524732981
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As a member of the renowned Flying Doctors Service, Dr. Anne Spoerry treated hundreds of thousands of people across rural Kenya over the span of fifty years, earning herself the cherished nickname ';Mama Daktari'';Mother Doctor.' Yet few knew that what drove her from post-World War II Europe to Africa was a past marked by rebellion, submission, and personal decisions that earned her another nicknamethis one sinisterwhile working as a ';doctor' in a Nazi concentration camp. In Full Flight explores the question of whether it is possible to rewrite one's past by doing good in the present, and takes readers on an extraordinary journey into a dramatic life punctuated by both courage and weakness and driven by a powerful need to atone.