Dinner with Mugabe: The Untold Story of a Freedom Fighter who Became a Tyrant

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Penguin Books, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 250 pages
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"The most intimate portrait yet produced of Zimbabwe's clever yet brutal leader." -"The Economist"
With plunging life expectancy, soaring inflation, and unemployment, repression, and starvation fueling a mass exodus, Zimbabwe is a nation in crisis. Its president, Robert Mugabe-once lauded for his heroics as a guerilla leader who fought against white-minority rule in the 1960s- is now seen as the man who ruined the country and cast shame on the African conti-nent. Beginning with a dinner shared with Mugabe the freedom fight-er and ending in a searching interview with Mugabe as Zimbabwe's president more than thirty years later, Heidi Holland's incisive and timely investigation charts Mugabe's gradual self- destruction and probes the mystery of Africa's loyalty to one of its worst dictators.

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Review: Dinner With Mugabe: The Untold Story Of A Freedom Fighter Who Became A Tyrant

User Review  - Sonja Deneve - Goodreads

Remarkable insight in the evolution of Mugabe's managing (sic!) Zimbabwe. Read full review

Review: Dinner With Mugabe: The Untold Story Of A Freedom Fighter Who Became A Tyrant

User Review  - Deeana Mclemore - Goodreads

A well researched and thought out book but somewhat repetitive. Good incites into the life and character of a freedom fighter turned brutal dictator. Read full review

Contents

One Brother in the background
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Three The prisoners friend
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Four Comrades in arms
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