African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

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Harper Collins, Jun 30, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
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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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User Review  - nandadevi - LibraryThing

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

AFRICAN LAUGHTER: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Leasing, once a "Prohibited Immigrant" barred from her childhood homeland of Rhodesia by its white minority government, returns to what is now Zimbabwe—and in inimitably forthright style records her ... 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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