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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

Author: Fuller, Alexandra

Publisher: Penguin Books

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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness : Alexandra Fuller returns to Africa and to her unforgettable family. At the heart of this family, and central to the lifeblood of her latest story, is Fuller's iconically courageous mother, Nicola (or, Nicola Fuller of Central Africa, as she sometimes prefers to be known). Born on the Scottish Isle of Skye to a warlike clan of highlanders and raised in Kenya's perfect equatorial light, Nicola holds dear the values most likely to get you hurt or killed in Africa: loyalty to blood, passion for land, and a holy belief in the restorative power of all animals. With a lifetime of admiration behind her and after years of interviews and research, Fuller has recaptured her mother's inimitable voice with remarkable precision. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness is as funny, exotic, terrifying and unselfconscious as Nicola herself.

Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Childhood Memoir
Biography & Autobiography   Personal Memoirs
Biography & Autobiography   Regional Subjects

ISBN 13:9781594202995
ISBN 10:1594202990
Size:9.50" l x 6.00" w x 1.00" h
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