The Hot Zone

What is Preston's tone as he describes the Africa of his childhood? What does his tone reveal about the way he feels about Africa?


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Preston's tone is nostaglic and reveals a deep love for the Africa of his youth.

I had not been back to Africa since I was twelve years old, but when you have encountered Africa in childhood, it becomes a section of your mind.

Preston, Richard (2012-03-14). The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus (p. 374). Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.