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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
by Alexandra Fuller
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A story of survival and war, love and madness, loyalty and forgiveness, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness is an intimate exploration of Fullerandrsquo;s parents and of the price of being possessed by Africaandrsquo;s uncompromising, fertile... (read more)

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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
by Alexandra Fuller
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In her 2001 debut, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller recalled in vivid, often excruciating detail coming of age in Rhodesia as a long civil war raged in neighboring Mozambique and her own country slid down the violent path toward an... (read more)

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Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
by Alexandra Fuller
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In Scribbling the Cat, Fuller forsakes the oblique approach of her bestselling debut, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, and tackles the Rhodesian War head-on. Visiting her parents in Zambia, she meets a veteran of the all-white Rhodesian Light Infantry... (read more)

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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe
African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe
by Doris Lessing
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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... (read more)

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House of Stone: The True Story of a Family Divided in War-Torn Zimbabwe
House of Stone: The True Story of a Family Divided in War-Torn Zimbabwe
by Christina Lamb
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Blue mountains, golden fields, gin and tonics on the terrace--once it had seemed the most idyllic place on earth. But by August 2002, Marondera, in eastern Zimbabwe, had been turned into a bloody battleground, the center of a violent campaign. One bright... (read more)

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Rainbow's End: A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm
Rainbow's End: A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm
by Lauren St John
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Set against the backdrop of the Rhodesian civil war, St. John's memoir of growing up on a farm and game preserve in the 1970s deftly conjures up the smells and sounds of the African bush and the era's climate of unashamed racism and feverish patriotism.... (read more)

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Mugabe: Power, Plunder, and the Struggle for Zimbabwe
Mugabe: Power, Plunder, and the Struggle for Zimbabwe
by Martin Meredith
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Robert Mugabe came to power in Zimbabwe in 1980 after a long civil war in Rhodesia. The white minority government had become an international outcast in refusing to give in to the inevitability of black majority rule. Finally the defiant white prime... (read more)

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Rhodes the Race for Africa
Rhodes the Race for Africa
by Antony Thomas
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This book, published to coincide with the TV series reveals Cecil Rhodes in all his complexity -- the extraordinary personal qualities which culminated in his vision for Africa and which drove him to become the wealthiest man in the Western world, as... (read more)

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Dinner with Mugabe
Dinner with Mugabe
by Heidi Holland
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Holland is a journalist who has been based in Africa for 30 years, and her "psychobiography" of Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe uses two interviews she conducted 30 years apart to document his arc from freedom fighter to inspiring leader to deposed... (read more)

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When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
by Peter Godwin
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Hailed by reviewers as "powerful," "haunting" and "a tour de force of personal journalism," When A Crocodile Eats the Sun is the unforgettable story of one man's struggle to discover his past and come to terms with his present. Award winning author and... (read more)

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Mugabe: Teacher, Revolutionary, Tyrant
Mugabe: Teacher, Revolutionary, Tyrant
by Andrew Norman
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A former guerrilla leader who headed the resistance movement against white minority rule, Robert Mugabe was swept to power in Zimbabwe in 1980 on a tide of national euphoria with promises of peace, prosperity, and racial harmony. He then proceeded to... (read more)

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Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa
Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa
by Peter Godwin
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Mukiwa opens with Peter Godwin, six years old, describing the murder of his neighbor by African guerillas, in 1964, pre-war Rhodesia. Godwin's parents are liberal whites, his mother a governement-employed doctor, his father an engineer. Through his... (read more)

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Mugabe and the Politics of Security in Zimbabwe
Mugabe and the Politics of Security in Zimbabwe
by Abiodun Alao
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In 1980, the newly independent and democratic Zimbabwe was a beacon of hope in a troubled region. Three decades later, Zimbabwe became the focus of international attention for very different reasons: acrimonious racial relations, controversial elections,... (read more)

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Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
by Alexandra Fuller
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When Alexandra ("Bo") Fuller was home in Zambia a few years ago, visiting her parents for Christmas, she asked her father about a nearby banana farmer who was known for being a "tough bugger." Her father's response was a warning to steer clear of him... (read more)

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What Happens After Mugabe?
What Happens After Mugabe?
by Geoff Hill
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After 25 years in power, Robert Mugabe is under increasing pressure to step down and allow democratic reform in Zimbabwe. Amnesty International rates the country among the worst for torture and abuse of human rights, the Commonwealth has suspended... (read more)

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Degrees in Violence: Robert Mugabe and the Struggle for Power in Zimbabwe
Degrees in Violence: Robert Mugabe and the Struggle for Power in Zimbabwe
by David Blair
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Once renowned for the racial reconciliation on its independence, Zimbabwe has become condemned for its violence and political turmoil. This is the story of Zimbabwe from the hopeful era of new independence to the petrol queues, food riots and terror... (read more)

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Voices from the Rocks: Nature, Culture and History in the Matopos Hills of Zimbabwe
Voices from the Rocks: Nature, Culture and History in the Matopos Hills of Zimbabwe
by T. O. Ranger
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The Matopos Hills of Zimbabwe have been occupied by humanity for some 40,000 years. They are the home for a number of shrines, and have become a scene of symbolic, ideological, political and armed conflict between the Shona, Ndebele and Europeans for... (read more)

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When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
by Peter Godwin
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Hailed by reviewers as "powerful," "haunting" and "a tour de force of personal journalism," When A Crocodile Eats the Sun is the unforgettable story of one man's struggle to discover his past and come to terms with his present. Award winning author and... (read more)

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Casting with a Fragile Thread: A Story of Sisters and Africa
Casting with a Fragile Thread: A Story of Sisters and Africa
by Wendy Kann
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One Sunday morning in her suburban home in Connecticut, Wendy Kann received a phone call: her youngest sister, Lauren, had been killed on a lonely road in southern Africa. With that news, Kann is summoned back to the territory of her youth in what is now... (read more)

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The Founder: Cecil Rhodes and the Pursuit of Power
The Founder: Cecil Rhodes and the Pursuit of Power
by Robert I Rotberg
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Cecil Rhodes was an imposing figure, tall, robust-looking, with a leonine head, a man so charismatic that one contemporary claimed that "belief in Rhodes was a substitute for religion." But he was certainly a man of contradictions. He was a dreamy... (read more)

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