African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

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Harper Collins, Jun 30, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
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

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Even though Doris Lessing was born to British parents in Iran and didn't move to Southern Rhodesia until she was six, Lessing called the African continent her homeland. She spent twenty-four years ... Read full review

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Lessing is a talented writer of innovative (if convoluted) thought provoking fiction which I sometimes struggle with. Here, however, in a series of journeys back to the land of her childhood (Rhodesia ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature, Doris Lessing was one of the most celebrated and distinguished writers of our time, the recipient of a host of international awards. She wrote more than thirty books—among them the novels Martha Quest, The Golden Notebook, and The Fifth Child. She died in 2013.

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