Rosie’s #BookReview Team #RBRT Kids, Camels and Cairo by @jilldobbe #Travel #Memoir

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Today’s team review is from Brittany , she blogs here

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Brittany has been reading Kids, Camels and Cairo by Jill Dobbe 


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Kids, Camels & Cairo by Jill Dobbe is a lighthearted memoir about an American family’s experience living and working in Cairo, Egypt for two years. A husband and a wife who were living comfortably in Wisconsin accepted teaching positions together in the same international school in Cairo.  It was their oldest child’s first year in college.  He remained in the States while his parents and younger sister moved to Cairo.

The memoir provides fascinating insights about Egyptian culture.  The memoir especially excels in providing the perspective of an American woman trying to adjust to social limitations a woman faces living in Egypt, and her experiences were often notably and interestingly different from her husband’s. Other insights include Egyptian attitudes on education…

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