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Hope Deferred

Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives

Hope Deferred( )
Editor: Orner, Peter
Holmes, Annie
Series title:Voice of Witness Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:McSweeney's Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

The situation in Zimbabwe represents one of the worst humanitarian emergencies today. This book asks the question: How did a country with so much promise - a stellar education system, a growing middle class, a sophisticated economic infrastructure, a liberal constitution, an independent judiciary, and many of the trappings of western democracy - go so wrong? In their own words, the Zimbabwean people recount their experiences of losing their homes, land, livelihoods, and families as a...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Historiography
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Africa / South / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 1.22 Inches
Book Weight:1.312 Pounds
Author Biography
He was born in chicago in 1968. After graduating from the University of Michigan, he taught in a rural Catholic mission in Africa, received a law degree in Boston & practiced there as a juvenile public defender & then enrolled in the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. He lectured in law & English in Prague until joining the English department at Miami University in Ohio, where he now lives.


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