Born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Ruchel Louis Coetzee and her family moved to the United States in 1993. In 1995 she founded a film and video production company, Successful Images, Inc. Her videos have won numerous awards and she is known as a skilled interviewer. Whenever she met someone new, they always asked what it was like to live in South Africa. The result is Pulani, which is her first novel. Ruchel s next release is her cookbook. "PULANI'S KITCHEN - Simple Healthy Meals Inspired By Life In South Africa." For more visit www.PULANI.net"