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Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World Characters & Character Analysis

Rita Golden Gelman
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Important People

Rita Golden Gelman

Rita Golden Gelman is a woman who has an insatiable urge to travel. When the book begins, she is a mother and wife who is dissatisfied with her glitzy life. Her relationship with her children stays firm, but her marriage crumbles. Even as it is falling apart, she takes off to explore new lands. Rita isn't interested in taking common tours and just looking at pretty views. She wants to get out there and experience different cultures.

She is a big woman, but doesn't let her size hold her back. She traipses through swamps and treks over mountains. Very open and very trusting, Rita faces her fears directly and overcomes insecurities as she learns new languages, tries new foods, and interacts with people in different lands. She's a children's book writer, which helps her work from the road. Since her children are grown up, she...

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