Mukiwa

A White Boy in Africa

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Picador

Publication date: 05.01.2007
ISBN: 9780330450102
Number of pages: 432

Synopsis

Growing up in Rhodesia in the 1960s, Peter Godwin inhabited a magical and frightening world of leopard-hunting, lepers, witch doctors, snakes and forest fires. As an adolescent, a conscript caught in the middle of a vicious civil war, and then as an adult who returned to Zimbabwe as a journalist to cover the bloody transition to majority rule, he discovered a land stalked by death and danger.