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The last resort : a memoir of Zimbabwe

Author: Douglas Rogers
Publisher: London : Short, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thrilling, heartbreaking, and, at times, absurdly funny, The Last Resort is a remarkable true story about one family in a country under siege and a testament to the love, perseverance, and resilience of the human spirit. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Douglas Rogers is the son of white farmers living through that country's long and tense transition from postcolonial rule. He escaped the dull future mapped out for him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lyn Rogers; Ros Rogers; Douglas Rogers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Rogers
ISBN: 9781906021917 1906021910
OCLC Number: 467776801
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Douglas Rogers.

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In The Last Resort, journalist Douglas Rogers tells the eye-opening, harrowing and, at times, surprisingly funny story of his parents' struggle for survival in war-torn Zimbabwe.  Read more...

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"This vibrant, tragic and surprisingly funny book is the best account yet of ordinary life - for blacks and whites - under Mugabe's dictatorship." New York Times "So do we really need another Read more...

 
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