Item Details

Leaving Before the Rains Come

Alexandra Fuller
Format
Book
Published
New York : Penguin Press, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9781594205866, 1594205868
Summary
The author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight traces her post-divorce confrontation of an upbringing in Africa that was overshadowed by the Rhodesian wars, her complicated parents and her courtship with her ex-husband. --Publisher's description.
Contents
  • And away we fly
  • Madness in prescribed doses
  • Decisions by Dionysus
  • Mr. adventure's immunity
  • Marital advice from a mildly stoned cook
  • Marriage vows in the time of malaria
  • Continental drift
  • Marriage advice from the end of the world
  • Signal flags
  • The midday sun
  • Last call on the African queen
  • This grand inheritance
  • Marriage in the time of cholera
  • Babies in the time of yellow fever
  • Mad beans, time, and ghosts
  • The river runner and the rat race
  • Fortune teller fish
  • Falling
  • Broken
  • Cry for a whole people.
Description
258 pages ; 25 cm
Technical Details
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