Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World - Chapters 9-12 Summary & Analysis

Rita Golden Gelman
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In Chapter 9, "The Orangutan Camp," Rita is staying at the hotel that the professor told her to go to. After three days of staying in the expensive hotel, the professor doesn't visit, so Rita goes to her house to meet her. She is sent away, but the professor contacts her at the hotel the next day. Rita offers to write a book with the woman, and she agrees. However, she says that Rita cannot go along with her to the orangutan habitat. Rita argues this point, saying she needs to experience it to write the book, and they negotiate until they are both happy with a deal in which Rita does end up traveling along.

She is overwhelmed by the sights on the trip. Rita learns a lot about orangutans and does all the writing that she can without actually talking to the...

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