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The Fear

Autor: Godwin, Peter
Mugabe, Robert

Editorial: Little Brown and Company

Formato:Tapa Dura
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The Fear : Journalist Peter Godwin has covered wars. As a soldier, he's fought them. But nothing prepared him for the surreal mix of desperation and hope he encountered when he returned to Zimbabwe, his broken homeland. Godwin arrived as Robert Mugabe, the country's dictator for 30 years, has finally lost an election. Mugabe's tenure has left Zimbabwe with the world's highest rate of inflation and the shortest life span. Instead of conceding power, Mugabe launched a brutal campaign of terror against his own citizens. With foreign correspondents banned, and he himself there illegally, Godwin was one of the few observers to bear witness to this period the locals call The Fear. He saw torture bases and the burning villages but was most awed as an observer of not only simple acts of kindness but also churchmen and diplomats putting their own lives on the line to try to stop the carnage. THE FEAR is a book about the astonishing courage and resilience of a people, armed with nothing but a desire to be free, who challenged


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ISBN 13:9780316051736
ISBN 10:031605173X
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:372
Tamaño:9.50" l x 6.50" w x 1.50" h
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