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Gule Wamkulu - The Big Dance (signed)

McCaffrey, Winifred

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ISBN 10: 1410741540 / ISBN 13: 9781410741547
Published by Authorhouse, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., 2003
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Title: Gule Wamkulu - The Big Dance (signed)

Publisher: Authorhouse, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Paper

Illustrator: Illustrated Throughout

Book Condition:Fine in Trade Paperback

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

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On the eve of AIDS, Zimbabwe battles forIndependence----An American expatriate remembers her home, gardenand hope-filled Zambians in Zambia when, taking up Zimbabwe's battle, bombsfall, murders happen, food shortages bring starvation.┐ Her bipolar American anthropologist husbandgoes near berserk.┐ Bombs kill the innocent, vicious murders gounexplained; starvation and death threaten when food, medicalsupplies--equipment and vital machinery are disallowed entry into Zambia'sland-locked land.┐ Gifted and bipolar, the anthropologist, searchingevery specter of political innuendo, ends in his undoing.┐ The writer, deeply interested in the landand its people, experiences Zambian kindness, warmth, procrastination, suspicion,and joy.┐ This singular, independent, intrigue with Zambia aswell as the dynamics of their love, provide memoir's landscape.The young American University librarian, responsiblefor the couple's residency in Zambia, yields wrenching complications.┐ The marriage suffers collapse.AIDScreeps into the landscape.

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The author's writing, having lived both in Africaand in South America, engages the reader in bringing warmth and light to thedarkest corners of our world.┐┐ In anethnically diverse community in the San Francisco Bay area where she nowresides, loving family and friends, the Pacific ocean, museums, theatre and aswimming pool where characters develop in the laps of the splash, distract butdo not deter the boil in her writer's belly.┐Previous publicationsinclude The Nyau Dance, SUNY, Drama Review┐ and Out of the Pumpkin Soup, SunsetMagazine.┐ She is currently at workon a series of short stories and a piece of fiction.

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