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Kuki Gallmann

Author of I dreamed of Africa

Includes the names: Kuki Gallman, Kuki Gullmann, GALLMANN KUKI, Cookie Gallmann

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Kuki Gallmann (1943— ) is an Italian writer and poet. Born in Treviso, near Venice, she moved to Kenya in 1972 with her husband and son and is now a Kenyan citizen. She wrote several books about her life in Africa, all of them in English; the best known is I Dreamed of Africa. A movie adaptation of the book was made in 2000. She lives in Kenya with her daughter, and she manages several social, environmental and scientific projects. Her son died of a snake bite. Her husband died in a car accident.
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