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The Zanzibar Chest

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ISBN13: 9781594480119
ISBN10: 1594480117
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Hartley, an acclaimed frontline reporter who covered the atrocities of 1990s Africa, embarks on a journey to unlock the mysteries and secrets of his own family's 150-year-colonial legacy in Africa. A beautiful, sometimes harrowing memoir of intrepid young men cut down in their prime, of forbidden love and its fatal consequences, and of family and history. and the collision of cultures over the enduring course of British colonialism in Africa that defined them both.

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Aidan Hartley was born in 1965. He lives in Kenya with his wife and two children.

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Waney, December 29, 2012 (view all comments by Waney)
This is a remarkable book for the author's passion in telling his story, the catharsis such writing must have been for him, his ability to convey the horrors he saw, the sheer futility and waste of money, life, and energy that was going on around him, and the infinite variety of good and bad humanity he was exposed to. He does come out the other side, but it is a long and difficult road to that point. He has come full circle however; living happily with his wife and young children in Kenya. This is a very big book and will stay with you for a long time after you finish reading it.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781594480119
Other:
Hartley, Aidan
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Author:
Hartley, Aidan
Author:
Hartley, Aiden
Subject:
World - Colonial Studies
Subject:
Africa, central
Subject:
World - Post-Colonial Studies
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
7.68x6.08x1.03 in. .88 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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History and Social Science » Africa » General
History and Social Science » World History » Africa
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Travel » Travel Writing » Africa and Middle East
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