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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

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Publisher Comments:

British author Lessing recounts visits to her homeland, Zimbabwe, 25 years after her exile from old Southern Rhodesia for opposing the minority white government. "(Lessing's) insight into and sympathy for human beings of both races and all conditions is persuasive and affecting".--The New Yorker.

Synopsis:

A highly personal story of the eminent British writer returning to her African roots that is brilliant . . . and captures the contradictions of a young country.--New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

A highly personal story of the eminent British writer returning to her African roots that is "brilliant . . . [and] captures the contradictions of a young country."--New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Doris Lessing was born in 1919. The Grass Is Singing was published in 1950, and since then she has gone on to publish more than fifty books. Named a Companion of Honour and a Companion of Literature in Great Britain, she has been awarded the David Cohen British Literature Prize, Spain's Prince of Asturias Prize, the International Catalunya Award, and the S. T. Dupont Golden PEN Award for a Lifetime's Distinguished Service to Literature. In 2007 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She lives in North London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060924331
Author:
Lessing, Doris May
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Doris M. Lessing
Author:
Lessing, Doris
Author:
Lessing, Doris May
Author:
ing, Doris
Author:
Lessing, Doris M.
Author:
Less
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
South Africa
Subject:
Zimbabwe
Subject:
Zimbabwe Description and travel.
Subject:
General Current Events
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Journeys
Subject:
Lessing, Doris May - Journeys - Zimbabwe
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 44
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.00x5.32x1.07 in. .78 lbs.

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