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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
by Alexandra Fuller

Published: 2003-01-03
Paperback : 300 pages
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by mopsickmom (see profile) 11/17/18

 
by loghouseJD (see profile) 08/11/17

 
  "Don't Let's Go To The Dogs Tonight"by llandenberg (see profile) 10/29/16

An informative and compelling read about growing up in turbulent times in Africa.

 
by TheScotts5 (see profile) 10/28/16

 
by Susan_Stone (see profile) 10/14/14

 
  "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood"by glynngamble (see profile) 12/18/13

Extremely well written memoir of the author's childhood in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe. Written without emotional words, yet you can feel the emotion that she and those around her experienced. You can feel the... (read more)

 
  "A surprisingly good book"by ezzie36330 (see profile) 02/10/09

I wasn't sure about this book when it was picked for discussion. But I ending up really liking the story and it was a quick, easy read.

 
  "Good book that provides interesting insight to Africa"by aheneka (see profile) 10/02/08

Our book group like this book, but just didn't understand why this family would chose to live in such an environment.

 
  "Excellent way to learn about Africa"by ksimpson (see profile) 10/08/07

Everyone in our group enjoyed reading this book. Although it is not always a pretty picture of life, it is very real and enlightening. The author has a talent for description that we all appreciated.... (read more)

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