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8 edition of African Laughter found in the catalog.

African Laughter

Four Visits to Zimbabwe

by Doris Lessing

  • 156 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel writing,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • 1919-,
  • Description,
  • Description and travel,
  • Journeys,
  • Lessing, Doris May,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9239371M
    ISBN 100060924330
    ISBN 109780060924331

    Product Information. A rich and penetrating portrait of Lessing's homeland, African Laughter recounts the visits she made to Zimbabwe in , , , and , afte r being exiled from the old Southern Rhodesia for 25 years for her opposition to the minority white government. 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 Review. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. African Laughter Four Visits to Zimbabwe by Doris Lessing. ebook.

    From the book jacket:A rich and penetrating portrait of Doris Lessings homeland, African Laughter recounts the visits she made to Zimbabwe in , , and , after being banned from the old Southern Rhodesia for 25 years for her political beliefs and opposition to the minority White Government. The visits constitute an unforgettable journey to the heart of a country whose history. Our Young People - browse celebration pages in Laughter Africa Online Book.

      African Laughter by Doris Lessing, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().   A nonfiction account of four journeys made during the period between and , African Laughter is above all a book of reconciliation and hope, but also of sorrow and humane apprehension. No.


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