By Martin Ganda, Caitlin Alifirenka

ISBN-10: 0316241318

ISBN-13: 9780316241311

The precise tale of an all-American woman and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that modified either one of their lives forever.

It all started as an project. every person in Caitlin's category wrote to an unknown scholar someplace in position.
Martin used to be fortunate to even obtain a pen-pal letter. there have been purely ten letters, and fifty childrens in his classification. yet he used to be the head pupil, so he obtained the 1st one.

That letter was once the start of a correspondence that spanned six years and altered lives.

In this compelling twin memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they turned top buddies --and greater people--through their long-distance alternate. Their tale will encourage you to appear past your individual lifestyles and beauty in regards to the global at huge and your house in it.

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How deliciously you could paint him—it would make fascinating reading,—the sort that makes a reader laugh & cry at the same time, for Orion is as good & as ridiculous a soul as ever was. We thought we were going to lose our little Clara yesterday, but the danger is gone, to-day, apparently. Ah, to think of Bayard Taylor! It is too sad to talk about. I was so glad there was not a single sting & so many good praiseful words in the Atlantic’s criticism of Deukalion. Love to you all Yrs Ever Mark. Ï We remain here till middle of March.

Yes, we calculate upon returning to America next August & to Hartford in October. Yrs Truly S. L. Clemens Ï 1879—page 20 To Orion Clemens 9 February 1879 • Munich, Germany (MS: CU-MARK and CtHMTH, #01631) Munich, Feb. 9. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 My Dear Bro— I enclose $25 draft for $25 on Hartford. I shall be sincerely glad to hear that you[r] success meets your highest expectations. But I want to caution you earnestly as to one thing.

When that day comes the tramps will as soon go to any other place beginning with H as Hartford. Meaning short-syllable places beginning with H. I wish an experienced tramp would reform; & expose the means by which tramps acquire their surprisingly minute & accurate information about the inside affairs of families. I have in mind the French tramp whom I spoke of a while ago. A young American lady who is visiting us,—I will call her Miss Jones, though that is really not her name,—goes to Madame B.

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