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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
by Alexandra Fuller

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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller Overview

In Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller’s endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller’s debut is unsentimental and unflinching but always captivating. In wry and In Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller’s endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller’s debut is unsentimental and unflinching but always captivating. In wry and sometimes hilarious prose, she stares down disaster and looks back with rage and love at the life of an extraordinary family in an extraordinary time.

Alexandra Fuller

About Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight Description

Alexandra Fuller has written five books of non-fiction. Her debut book, Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood (Random House, 2001), was a New York Times Notable Book for 2002, the 2002 Booksense best non-fiction book, a finalist for the Guardian’s First Book Award and the winner of the 2002 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. Her 2004 Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldie

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Original Title Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood ISBN 0375758992 (ISBN13: 9780375758997 ) Edition Language English setting Zimbabwe Malawi Zambia Literary Awards Guardian First Book Award Nominee (2002), Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2003), Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize (2002) (40)