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Where We Have Hope A Memoir of Zimbabwe

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ISBN-10: 0802142516

ISBN-13: 9780802142511

Edition: N/A

Authors: Andrew Meldrum

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When American-born journalist Andrew Meldrum arrived in Harare in 1980, he planned to stay for only three years-but he quickly fell in love with the country and its people. Newly independent from Britain, Zimbabwe was infused with the optimism of new natio -building. But over the twenty years he lived there, Meldrum watched as President Robert Mugabe gradually consolidated power and the government slowly evolved into violent despotism. The last foreign journalist in Zimbabwe, Meldrum was seized and expelled in May 2003, forced to leave for writing "bad things" about Mugabe's regime. In Where We Have Hope, Meldrum describes what it meant to live through this period of hope and tragedy: how…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

In May 2003, Guardian journalist Andrew Meldrum was illegally expelled from Zimbabwe. He had been the last foreign journalist in the country, and his deportation was reported internationally. He continues to write on Zimbabwe from South Africa.