Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

Version: Unabridged
Author: Alexandra Fuller
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Genres: Biography & Memoir
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: February 2004
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 10 hours, 15 minutes
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Overview

Alexandra Fuller tells the idiosyncratic story of her life growing up white in rural Rhodesia as it was becoming Zimbabwe. The daughter of hardworking, yet strikingly unconventional English-bred immigrants, Alexandra arrives in Africa at the tender age of two. She moves through life with a hardy resilience, even as a bloody war approaches. Narrator Lisette Lecat reads this remarkable memoir of a family clinging to a harsh landscape and the dying tenets of colonialism.

Author Details

Author Details

Fuller, Alexandra

Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969 and in 1972 she moved with her family to a farm in Rhodesia. After that countryas civil war in 1981, the Fullers moved first to Malawi, then to Zambia. Fuller received a B.A. from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. Her first book, "Donat Letas Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood," was a national bestseller, a "New York Times" Notable Book of 2002, and a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award. Her second book, "Scribbling the Cat," was voted one of the top ten Best Nonfiction of 2004 by the "Detroit Free Press," and one of the mos