Long Distance Love Calling and Calling.
|Author:||Johnson-Redd, Larry Ukali|
|Publication:||Name: Journal of Pan African Studies Publisher: Journal of Pan African Studies Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Social sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 Journal of Pan African Studies ISSN: 0888-6601|
|Issue:||Date: Nov, 2010 Source Volume: 4 Source Issue: 1|
Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd (email@example.com) has a B.A. in Political
Science and Ethnic Studies (University of San Francisco), a M.P.A.
(Golden Gate University), an administrative credential, and a M.A. in
Educational Administration (San Francisco State University). He is also
the author of The Black Expatriate in Africa (1982), Journey to the
Motherland: From San Francisco to Benin City (2002), History to Destiny
Through Afrocentric Poetry (2003), Loving Black Women (2006), and Long
Distance Love (2010), an autobiographical love story about a struggling
writer-school administrator who travels to Nigeria after a 24 year
In the context of Long Distance Love this poet, writer and school administrator sits in his principal or site leader's office and dreams about returning to Nigeria and writing a new novel. A good Nigerian friend then decides to introduce him to his niece in Lagos, Nigeria. The relationship blossoms online, through the telephones and through letters. Ukali travels to Nigeria for the first time in 24 years to meet his lovely fiance to be. While he waits and goes through the finance visa process, he writes some of the most beautiful poetry ever written while professing his love to Ese. Ese is younger than Ukali. Eventually a visa is given after 4 years and his young fiance arrives, only to get cold feet and returns to Nigeria.
While in Nigeria Ukali flies to his beloved Benin City and upcountry to a village called Ubiaja in Edo State in Nigeria, 80 miles up country where he runs into twin politician friends whom he had not seen for 24 years. What a friend's reunion! How do you think this story ends? One will need to read to the conclusion to see how this autobiographical love story of an African-American and a Nigerian unfolds. The book and other resources by the author can be accessed at: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=ntt athrdpsr1?encoding=UTF8& search-alias=digital-text&field-author=Larry%20Ukali%20Johnson- Redd
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