Henry R. Danielson’s New Book “Island People: Finding Our Way” Features the Author’s Astounding Experiences of Immersing with the Black Culture

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Recent release “Island People: Finding Our Way” from Page Publishing author Henry R. Danielson is both captivating and thought-provoking; it tells the story of a white man’s life of teaching black students during the year 1967, as well as his journey to Central Africa as a teacher to the natives completely oblivious to Western customs.

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Henry R. Danielson, a retiree who once joined the Peace Corps and taught school in Malawi, Central Africa, after which he earned his master’s degree while teaching high school in Western New York, has completed his new book “Island People: Finding Our Way”: a puissant autobiography about his teaching pilgrimage during his time as a Peace Corps.

Author Danielson shows passion and determination to fulfill his mission despite the dangers of foreign disparity: “I handed out paper, and we all, individually, recounted what had happened just a short time before, as the perpetrator, finally resigned to his fate, reclined quietly against the mango tree in the school¬yard. This might have been one of the best writing lessons I ever did. We wrote and read our various versions. The students worked hard to express precisely what they had seen. We discussed our different points of view. What I had seen was vastly different from what they had seen. The students corrected one another, and everyone finished his or her account. The finished papers were wonderful. It was during our lunch break that day that I learned that Mr. Maswanu was a refugee from Portuguese East Africa, that his family had been killed by the white soldiers there, and that he blamed us, as white people, for the killing of his family.”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Henry R. Danielson’s potent account reveals the struggles and wonders of the far-reaching communities where, although lacking in formal Western-influenced education, make up for their profound and marvelous culture that exudes with awe, inspiration, and love.

Readers who wish to experience this superb work can purchase “Island People: Finding Our Way” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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