Rivers of My Life
by Ulla Morris-Carter
7×10 Custom TradePaperback edition; 2017
Ulla Morris-Carter’s historically rich memoirs, as a child in Germany WW2 to exciting adventures in the Middle East in the 1960’s and Europe int he 1970’s.
Ulla Morris-Carter vividly recounts the early-to-mid years of her exciting life, from growing up as a young child in World War II Germany to living in the Middle East in the 50s and 60s through to Europe and more Middle East in the 70s, and always in the realms of current crises and political affairs.
Spanning wars, continents, family upheavals and losses, she details her daring move, at the age of 21, from Düsseldorf to the mysterious Nile city of Cairo, Egypt. She recounts her marriage to a prominent American foreign correspondent, followed by the birth of their three daughters.
After describing the joys and difficulties of holding the family together through cascading revolutions and wars, she tells of the tragedy that forced the family’s decisive move to America.