Shebeen Tales: Messages from Harare (Paperback)

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In Shebeen Tales, Zimbabwe's leading author offers a view of his country not from the privileged and insulated perspective of the foreign correspondent or well-heeled visitor, but that of the ordinary person who, with the help of dry wit and illegal beer, pokes fun at the rich and mighty. Struggling against drivers, pompous bureaucrats and the other woes of life in the city, the man in the shebeen sees modern Africa as it really is, not as press releases or tourist brochures would have us believe.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781897959329
ISBN-10: 189795932X
Publisher: Serif Publishing
Publication Date: October 1st, 1997
Pages: 128
Language: English