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  • WE NEED NEW NAMES. by Bulawayo, NoViolet.
    Bulawayo, NoViolet.
    WE NEED NEW NAMES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). SIGNED first edition - First novel by this young author who was born in Zimbabwe, a story of the resillience of children and of displacement and arrival in a new country - winner of the Los Angeles Times award for First Fiction and short-listed for the Man-Booker. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp plus a 2 pp conversation with author Justin Torres.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63926
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  • WE NEED NEW NAMES. by Bulawayo, NoViolet.
    Bulawayo, NoViolet.
    WE NEED NEW NAMES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). Hardcover first edition - First novel by this young author who was born in Zimbabwe, a story of the resillience of children and of displacement and arrival in a new country - winner of the Los Angeles Times award for First Fiction and short-listed for the Man-Booker. SIGNED on the title page. 292 pp Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0316230810.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80591
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  • WE NEED NEW NAMES. by Bulawayo, NoViolet.
    Bulawayo, NoViolet.
    WE NEED NEW NAMES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). Hardcover first edition - First novel by this young author who was born in Zimbabwe, a story of the resillience of children and of displacement and arrival in a new country - winner of the Los Angeles Times award for First Fiction and short-listed for the Man-Booker. . 292 pp Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0316230810.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy but with a remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 70104
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  • ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE. by Dorris, Michael
    Dorris, Michael
    ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 1993. SIGNED first edition - A small nonfiction work based on Dorris's travels to Zimbabwe to visit and report on Mozambican refugee camps and agricultural areas devasted by years of drought. A thoughtful and challenging work. SIGNED on the title page. 66 pp plus final map and about the author. ISBN: 0-915943-700.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated beige wrappers.

    Book ID: 62211
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  • ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE. by Dorris, Michael
    Dorris, Michael
    ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 1993. First edition - A small nonfiction work based on Dorris's travels to Zimbabwe to visit and report on Mozambican refugee camps and agricultural areas devasted by years of drought. A thoughtful and challenging work. 66 pp plus final map and about the author. ISBN: 0-915943-700.

    Condition: Near fine (a little light soiling, "406" written on the back cover.)

    Book ID: 10300
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  • A GIRL NAMED DISASTER. by Farmer, Nancy.
    Farmer, Nancy.
    A GIRL NAMED DISASTER.

    Edition: First UK paperback printing.

    London: Dolphin Paperback (Orion), (1996.). SIGNED - Newbery Honor-award winning book for older children and young adults. SIGNED on the title page. A marvelous book for all ages, the story of a young girl, eleven-year-old Nhamo who flees from her village and family when she is told she must marry a cruel older man with three wives. The two-day trip becomes nearly a year long struggle for survival, as she learns to escape drowning, starvation, the dangers of the forest and crocodile infested waters, and learns to cope with her aloneness, in part by coming close to the world of African spirits and the soft voice of her dead mother. National Book Award Finalist and 1997 Newbery Honor Book.…

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    London: Dolphin Paperback (Orion), (1996.). SIGNED - Newbery Honor-award winning book for older children and young adults. SIGNED on the title page. A marvelous book for all ages, the story of a young girl, eleven-year-old Nhamo who flees from her village and family when she is told she must marry a cruel older man with three wives. The two-day trip becomes nearly a year long struggle for survival, as she learns to escape drowning, starvation, the dangers of the forest and crocodile infested waters, and learns to cope with her aloneness, in part by coming close to the world of African spirits and the soft voice of her dead mother. National Book Award Finalist and 1997 Newbery Honor Book. Includes a glossary, a brief history of Zimbabwe and Mozambique (where the author lived for many years), and an explanation of the belief system of the Shona. 287 pp. ISBN: 185881622X.

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    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 47411
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  • A GIRL NAMED DISASTER. by Farmer, Nancy.
    Farmer, Nancy.
    A GIRL NAMED DISASTER.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Orchard Books - Scholastic, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Newbery Honor-award winning book for older children and young adults. SIGNED on the title page. A marvelous book for all ages, the story of a young girl, eleven-year-old Nhamo who flees from her village and family when she is told she must marry a cruel older man with three wives. The two-day trip becomes nearly a year long struggle for survival, as she learns to escape drowning, starvation, the dangers of the forest and crocodile infested waters, and learns to cope with her aloneness, in part by coming close to the world of African spirits and the soft voice of her dead mother. National Book Award Finalist and…

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    New York: Orchard Books - Scholastic, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Newbery Honor-award winning book for older children and young adults. SIGNED on the title page. A marvelous book for all ages, the story of a young girl, eleven-year-old Nhamo who flees from her village and family when she is told she must marry a cruel older man with three wives. The two-day trip becomes nearly a year long struggle for survival, as she learns to escape drowning, starvation, the dangers of the forest and crocodile infested waters, and learns to cope with her aloneness, in part by coming close to the world of African spirits and the soft voice of her dead mother. National Book Award Finalist and 1997 Newbery Honor Book. Includes a glossary, a brief history of Zimbabwe and Mozambique (where the author lived for many years), and an explanation of the belief system of the Shona. This edition includes a new preface by Farmer. Map. 309 pp. Cover art by Bryan Collier. ISBN: 0-439-471443.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50729
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  • SCRIBBLING THE CAT: Travels with an African Soldier. by Fuller, Alexandra.
    Fuller, Alexandra.
    SCRIBBLING THE CAT: Travels with an African Soldier.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin Press, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second thought-provoking autobiographical work by this young author, born in England, but who grew up in Rhodesia - in this, she discusses her rather tentative friendship with a veteran of the Rhodesian War and the impact that brutal and bloody war had on the lives of the soldiers and her attempts to understand the depth of that impact. Illustrated with small photographs as chapter headings. Glossary. 256 pp. ISBN: 1594200165.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to front flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 44969
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  • ZENZELE: A Letter for My Daughter. by Maraire, J. Nozipo.
    Maraire, J. Nozipo.
    ZENZELE: A Letter for My Daughter.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1996). Hardcover first edition - The author's first book - a novel "written as a letter from a Zimbabwean mother to her daughter, a student at Harvard, . . reaching out to her daughter to share the lessons life has taught her and bring the two closer than ever before. Interweaving history and memories, disappointments and dreams, Zenzele tells the tales of Zimbabwe's struggle for independence and the men and women who shaped it: Zenzele's father, an outspoken activist lawyer; her aunt, a schoolteacher by day and secret guerrilla fighter by night; and her cousin, a maid and a spy." Small format. 194 pp. ISBN: 0-517702428.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket. (crease to corner of rear endpaper)

    Book ID: 74547
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  • MY WAR - AND AFTER. by Richards, Jodi.
    Richards, Jodi.
    MY WAR - AND AFTER.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback.

    London: Minerva Press, (1996). SIGNED - An account first of all of the author's work - at just 17 - as a volunteer social worker in charge of the evacuees at Pixton Park (the home of Auberon Waugh's grandmother) and also of her work on air radar with the WAAF, the devastation she saw in Germany after the war, and more. SIGNED with the words "with my best wishes" and also inscribed on the first blank page. Illustrated with photographs. 153 pp. ISBN: 1-85863587x.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 71081
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  • THE GIRL WHO MARRIED A LION: and Other Tales from Africa by Smith, Alexander McCall
    Smith, Alexander McCall
    THE GIRL WHO MARRIED A LION: and Other Tales from Africa

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of folk tales from Zimbabwe and Botswana, retold by the author best known for his series in "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" xiv, 189 pp. ISBN: 9780375423123.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. (rubbing to back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 57852
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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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  • NEHANDA. by Vera, Yvonne.
    Vera, Yvonne.
    NEHANDA.

    Edition: Reprint, a trade paperback.

    Toronto: TSAR Publications, (2007). Originally published in 1993, this is a novel set in the late nineteenth century in the author's native country of Zimbabwe, the story of ayoung woman has been given a divine calling, a portrait of resistance and struggle, a tale of a people's first meeting with colonialism. 98 pp. ISBN: 978-0920661413.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (upper corner slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 79618
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