By Paul Stoller
Harouna and Stoller might meet in Harlem, at a bustling African industry the place Harouna equipped a existence as an African paintings dealer and Stoller used to be engaging in examine. relocating from Belayara in Niger to Silver Spring, Maryland, and from the Peace Corps to fieldwork to big apple, Stoller recounts their separate lives and the way the risk posed by means of melanoma introduced them a brand new, profound, and shared experience of which means. Combining memoir, ethnography, and philosophy via a chain of interconnected narratives, he tells a narrative of outstanding friendship and the search for overall healthiness. It’s a narrative of distinction and cohesion, of ailment and overall healthiness, a lyrical mirrored image on human resiliency and the shoulders we lean on.
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