When a Crocodile Eats the Sun

A Memoir of Africa

by Peter Godwin

Paperback, 341 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $14.99 | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun
Subtitle
A Memoir of Africa
Author
Peter Godwin

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Book Summary

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.