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    Rainbow's End: A Memoir of Childhood War and an African Farm (CD-Audio) By (author) Lauren St John, Narrator Bianca Amato

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    DescriptionRainbow's End farm was a heavenly garden soaked in blood, or a fool's paradise, depending on how you looked at it." This searingly honest memoir describes growing up on an African farm during the "Rhodesian Bush War" and the twilight years of white colonialism in the 1970s. It also explores the shock, yet euphoria, of Zimbabwean independence in the 1980s as author Lauren St John navigates her way through the immense personal and political changes. The abundance and beauty of Africa and its people as well as childhood innocence are superbly contrasted with the insidiousness of racism, war and nationalist propaganda to create an unforgettable read--eloquent, affecting and utterly spellbinding.

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    Rainbow's End
    A Memoir of Childhood War and an African Farm
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lauren St John, Narrator Bianca Amato
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 148 mm
    Thickness: 39 mm
    Weight: 277 g
    ISBN 13: 9781428143500
    ISBN 10: 1428143505

    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55580
    Ingram Subject Code: JA
    Libri: I-JA
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    Recorded Books
    Imprint name
    Recorded Books
    Publication date
    01 April 2007
    Review quote
    "St. John brings it all to life in a way that's engaging and leavened with Earle's down-home Texas humor even when the subject matter gets downright tragic."