An African Challenge is the third and final book in a series entitled An African Life. In the first book, the author describes his boyhood growing up in the Portuguese colonies of Angola and Mozambique. The second book is the story of his stay at the Colorado School of Mines on a scholarship, and the geological expeditions he joins upon his return to Mozambique as a mining geologist.
In An African Challenge, the author gives a fascinating account of his experiences in Mozambique during a time when social and political change began sweeping the continent. The technical challenges he faces are only the beginning in this remarkable story.
Despite personal hardship and loss, the author