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Author Fuller, Alexandra, 1969-

Title Don't let's go to the dogs tonight : an African childhood / Alexandra Fuller.

Imprint New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Paperback    PB 92 FULLER,A    Available
Edition Random House trade pbk. ed.
Description 315 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes "My Africa" and "Suggested reading" by the author.
Summary From 1972 to 1990, Alexandra Fuller, known to friends and family as Bobo, grew up on several farms in southern and central Africa. Her father joined up on the side of the white government in the Rhodesian civil war and was often away fighting against the powerful black guerrilla factions. Her mother, in turn, flung herself into their African life and its rugged farmwork with the same passion and maniacal energy she brought to everything. She taught her daughters, by example, to be resilient and self-sufficient, and she instilled in Bobo a love of reading and of storytelling that proved to be her salvation. But Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight is more than a survivor's story: It is the story of one woman's unbreakable bond with a continent and the people who inhabit it, a portrait lovingly realized and deeply felt.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Study Program Accelerated Reader Grades 9-12 6 13 SD Quiz 73462 English non-fiction.
Subject Fuller, Alexandra, 1969- -- Childhood and youth.
Zimbabwe -- History -- Chimurenga War, 1966-1980 -- Personal narratives, British.
Girls -- Zimbabwe -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Personal narratives.
ISBN 0375758992

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