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When a crocodile eats the sun : a memoir

Author: Peter Godwin
Publisher: London : Picador, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Godwin, an award-winning writer, is on assignment in Zululand when he is summoned by his mother to Zimbabwe, his birthplace. His father is seriously ill; she fears he is dying. Godwin finds his country, once a post-colonial success story, descending into a vortex of violence and racial hatred incited by an embattled dictator. His father recovers, but over the next few years, Godwin travels regularly between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Biography
History
Named Person: Peter Godwin; Peter Godwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Godwin
ISBN: 9780330433693 0330433695 9780330448185 0330448188 1770100040 9781770100046
OCLC Number: 70399364
Description: 341 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Peter Godwin.

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The story of the disintegration of a family, set against the collapse of a country, a sequel of sorts to Peter Godwin's award-winning and bestselling memoir, Mukiwa.  Read more...

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