Zimbabwe 1953: Adolescents Elizabeth and Tururu—she’s white, he’s black—want nothing more than to just be friends. But festering resentment to white rule is about to erupt. To make matters worse, a clash between Tururu’s witchdoctor grandmother and her apprentice unleash ancient fire spirits that will make the British overlords look like saints. The novel’s dual viewpoints afford an intimate glimpse into the two faces of a country at a crucial time in its history.
Loveyoubye: Holding Fast, Letting Go, and Then There’s the Dog
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“Loveyoubye captures in one word the dual themes woven with grace and agility throughout this magnificent memoir—the universal and often simultaneous experiences of love and loss.” ~Thomas White, author of The Wisdom of Sons
“…the heart of this satisfying memoir is White’s inner battle to find her peace with the ever-intrigui
ng, ever-unanswerable conundrum: What do we owe those we love—and what do they owe us?” ~Jill Smolowe, author of Three Funerals and a Wedding
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