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When a Crocodile Eats the Sun

A Memoir of Africa

by Peter Godwin

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A Memoir of Africa
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Traces how the author routinely traveled between his Manhattan home to Zimbabwe to check on his aging parents, visits during which he witnessed the African region's dramatic descent into a social and political turmoil that eventually revealed to the author his parents' secret about their loyalty to the area. Reprint.

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Godwin Chronicles Zimbabwe's Downward Spiral

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