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  • THE SMALL BEES' HONEY. by Clark, George.
    Clark, George.
    THE SMALL BEES' HONEY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Fredonia NY: White Pine Press, (1997). First edition - The first collection of short stories from a writer of mixed Xhosa and British descent. Although he is now living in the US, he was brought up in Rhodesia and South Africa, where his family passed for white, and formerly a soldier in the South African army fighting in Angola. This collection includes 14 stories of betrayal and alienation in love and war, and of the complexities of race. 196 pp. ISBN: 1-877727741.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83146
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  • Clements, Frank.
    RHODESIA: A Study of the Deterioration of a White Society.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Inc, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the white minority of Rhodesia who, under Ian Smith, continued to defy the black majority, by a journalist and broadcaster, former mayor of the Rhodesian capital of Salisbury, and a resident of Rhodesia for 20 years, until he was forced to return to England by Smith's actions. Index. 286 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jackeT (dampstaining at bottom of textblock, not affecting the text at all.)

    Book ID: 24717
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  • DON'T LET'S GO TO THE DOGS TONIGHT: An African Childhood. by Fuller, Alexandra.
    Fuller, Alexandra.
    DON'T LET'S GO TO THE DOGS TONIGHT: An African Childhood.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2002.). First edition - "A book about growing up white in rural Africa...a child's experience in a brawling bad-luck family on the losing side of an anti-colonial war." (William Finnegan) Set in Rhodesia and Zambia. Sometimes poignant, sometimes humorous, this is always interesting. Recommended. 255 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 50358
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  • Maitland-Jones, J.F.
    POLITICS IN AFRICA: The Former British Territories

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - Originally published in the UK under the title 'Politics in Ex-British Africa.' A title in the Comparative Modern Governments series. Suggestions for further reading, index. Map. xx, 236 pp. ISBN: 0-393055167.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31406
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  • O'Donoghue, Bryan.
    THE PATTERN OF THINGS: Animal Stories of Africa.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories based on the author's personal experience and observations, from his home outside Salisbury, Rhodesia - a home shared with some of the animals that have been the inspiration for this memorable collection of stories - from a guinea-fowl to a Siamese cat - and in the bush country where the wild animals featured in other stories - a wounded leopard, a ghost elephant - live. Illustrated with drawings at the head of each chapter by Edward Standon. Foreword by Robin Short.. 128pp.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket. (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 36222
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  • RAINBOW'S END: A Memoir of Childhood, War, and an African Farm. by St. John, Lauren.
    St. John, Lauren.
    RAINBOW'S END: A Memoir of Childhood, War, and an African Farm.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York, NY: Scribner, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A lyrical, haunting story of family, love, and loss in a land as dangerous as it is beautiful." (Jeannette Walls) A story of growing up in war torn Rhodesia during the 1970s and early 1980s. Photographs. Glossary. 269 pp. ISBN: 978-0-743286794.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55223
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  • THE SMOKING BOOK. by Stern, Lesley.
    Stern, Lesley.
    THE SMOKING BOOK.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1999). First edition - The smoking book examines pre colonial tobacco productions, to the sensation of smoking cigarettes - it is for everyone who has ever smoked or even known someone who smokes. It begins with the author's account of growing up on a tobacco farm in colonial Rhodesia. Notes, glossary, 237 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59618
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