225pp., paperback, London, (2019) 2020
The fourth part of Alexandra Fuller's family memoir, in which she writes about her father's death.
"A gorgeously written tribute to a life well lived and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of unimaginable loss and grief." Booklist
Ceaselessly surprises, delights and devastates." Richard E. Grant
Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969 and moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) with her family when she was two. In 1980 her family moved to Malawi and then to Zambia. She emigrated to the USA in 1994. Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, won the Winifred Holbty Memorial Prize in 2002. Her second book, Scribbling the Cat: travels with an African soldier, won the 2006 Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage. Her other books include Leaving Before the Rains Come, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness and Quiet Until the Thaw.