Christina Adams Publishes New Book

Posted by Monica Hoel
Camel Crazy explores the mysterious powers of camel milk.
Christina Adams has just published her second book. Entitled Camel Crazy: A Quest for Miracles in the Mysterious World of Camels (New World Library), the book chronicles Christina’s world-wide odyssey in search of camel milk, which she says dramatically helps her son’s autism symptoms. She travels from Bedouin camps in the Middle East to Amish farms in Pennsylvania to camel-herder villages in India. The book explores why camels are cherished in different parts of the world and reveals findings from studies that show camel milk being a possible treatment for autism, allergies, diabetes, and immune dysfunction.

She also spends time introducing the reader to “the gentle-eyed, mischievous camels themselves. Huge and often unpredictable, they are amazingly intelligent and adaptable.” And, of course, she teaches us about the people who train and live with camels around the globe.

Comments about the book reveal real excitement. New York Times best-selling author Caroline Levitt says, “This book can change the world.” Best-selling author Jen Pastiloff  calls it “magical…I want everyone to read this book.” Geneticist and author Dr. Ricky Lewis calls it “mesmerizing.” Richard McCarthy of Slow Food International calls it, “Heroic, a joy to read and an important reminder…that animals matter and biodiversity matters.” Randy Fertel, cofounder of Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, says, “I was looking for a camel milk source by page 38.” 

Christina Adams is an award-winning writer and is also the author of A Real Boy (Penguin). She has an MFA in Creative Writing and her work has been featured by NPR, The Washington Post, OZY, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, Open Democracy, Orange Coast Magazine, Web MD, Global Advances in Health and Medicine, Dubai One, Good Housekeeping, and more. She speaks on  health, camels and autism internationally, including audiences in Germany, India, England, Pakistan, UAE, and the US.

Learn more and buy the book at her webpage, www.christinaadamsauthor.com.
And you can watch Christina discuss Camel Crazy.
  • Christina Adams, E&H Class of 1983.
    Christina Adams, E&H Class of 1983.

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