294 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (2013) 2014
Reprint of NoViolet Bulawayo's novel about growing up in Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe. This novel is longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize.
"NoViolet Bulawayo is a powerful, authentic, nihilistic voice - feral, feisty, funny." Peter Godwin, author of "When a Crocodile Eats the Sun"
NoViolet Bulawayo was born in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe, in 1981. When she was eighteen she moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. In 2011 she won the Caine Prize for African Writing. She is currently a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University in California. This is her first novel.