Kim Kirsten

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Location: Cape Town, South Africa


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The Last Resort: A Memoir of Zimbabwe by Douglas Rogers
17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
The author, now NY based, tells the true story of his parents experiences in Zimbabwe in a time of civil unrest & continued uncertainty about the future, while waiting for their backpackers lodge to be inevitably taken over/away by 'resettlers'

I just finished this book last night and loved EVERY minute of reading it, I couldn't put it down, read it flat in a few days, and laughed out loud often, as I could identify with it ALL, I learnt quite a few new (and sometimes eyebrow lifting) things about Mutare (my own home town in Zimbabwe) -its history, the people (black and white) and more amazing insights about the author's parents and their very real and sometimes harrowing… Read more

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