They were the first generation of President Kennedy’s Peace Corps volunteers. Some were idealists. Some were realists. All were destined for an experience beyond their wildest imaginings.
One... More > among this group is James Edward “Bubba” Johnson, a young black man from Virginia who arrives in the southern African nation of Malawi with little more than his wits and his charm. What follows is an adventure through love, loss, betrayal, and political intrigue that ends in a shocking conclusion.
Bubba: The African Adventures of James Johnson captures the atmosphere of an era. Part history, part mystery, this is a novel for those who experienced the 1960s—and for those who wish they had. This is a novel about a new Africa in the making and the young Americans who played a part in making it.< Less