A Tale of Two Continents
Jetting Across the Globe to Have a Baby
A story of perseverance, A Tale of Two Continents portrays one woman’s heroic determination to have a child.
About the Book
Childless in her early 40s, time is running out for Arnelle Kendall to have the baby that she desperately wants. Her work as a public relations executive has her traveling internationally much of the year, leaving little time for romance.
A health scare adds urgency to her wish and narrows the timetable. But a life-threatening illness from 20 years earlier makes pregnancy hazardous. Defying the danger, she decides to have a baby through in vitro fertilization.
What follows in this memoir that I ghost-wrote is a heroic, extremely painful, and numbingly discouraging ordeal that involves a series of trips from her home in South Florida to her native Johannesburg, South Africa, to become impregnated. Tragedy strikes along the way. But