This suspenseful and moving memoir of Africa recounts the experiences of Alma Gottlieb, an anthropologist, and Philip Graham, a fiction writer, as they lived in two remote villages in the rain forest of Cote d'Ivoire. With an unusual coupling of first-person narratives, their alternate voices tell a story imbued with sweeping narrative power, humility, and gentle humor. Parallel Worlds is a unique look at Africa, anthropological fieldwork, and the artistic process."A remarkable look at a remote society [and] an engaging memoir that testifies to a loving partnership . . . compelling."--James Idema, Chicago TribunePhilip Graham is the author of 'Parallel Worlds: An Anthropologist and a Writer Encounter Africa', published 1994 under ISBN 9780226305066 and ISBN 0226305066.