Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter

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Turtleback Books, 1997 - Fiction - 208 pages
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In a novel written in the form of a letter from a Zimbabwean mother to her daughter, a Harvard student, a woman shares the story of her life, Zimbabwe's struggle for independence, her activist husband, and the clash between the traditions of her people an

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This is a lovely, absorbing reflection on what it means to be an African woman. This book is written as an open letter from a Zimbabwean mother to her highly spirited, passionate daughter as she ... Read full review

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Zenzele is a series of letters from a Zimbabwean mother to her daughter going away to Harvard. The mother has witnessed the village sending off their best and brightest to be educated at European and ... Read full review

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