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Author Veit-Wild, Flora, 1947- author.

Title They Called You Dambudzo : a Memoir / Flora Veit-Wild
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : James Curry, 2022


Description 1 online resource
Contents PRELUDE<br><br>PART ONE: TRAJECTORIES<br>Escape from the House of Hunger<br>The Last Image of My Father<br>Flower in the Snow<br>Defying the State<br>From Frau Mücke to Robert Mugabe<br><br>PART TWO: HARARE IN HEAT<br>December 1982<br>German Christmas in the Tropics<br>The Mozambican Bogey Man<br>The Oracle<br>Becoming Expatriates<br>Elective Affinities<br>Boscobel Drive<br>Guest of Honour<br>Harare International Book Fair 1983<br><br>PART THREE: EAGLETS OF DESIRE<br>Getting Entangled<br>Nowhere to Go<br>Having a Home<br>Max and Dambudzo<br>Facing the Publishers<br>The Taxi Has to Be Paid<br>Vumba and the Grand Finale<br>Coda 1: The Accident<br>Coda 2: I Hate Death<br><br>PART FOUR: HEAVEN'S TERRIBLE ECSTACY<br>A Reading and a Murder Charge<br>They Are Boiling My Bones in the Kitchen<br>8 Sloane Court<br>The Ghost of Amelia<br>The Other Woman<br>Projects and Rejects<br>Patterns of Poetry<br>Angry Notes<br>Lake Mcllwaine: The Entrapment<br>Coda 1: Seroconversion<br>Coda 2: Conception<br><br>PART FIVE: BASTARD DEATH<br>The Great Scare<br>The Hourglass<br>How to Live On<br>Shadows of Death<br>He Is Dead<br><br>PART SIX: ENTANGLED LEGACIES<br>The Execution<br>The Tracking<br>The Moment of Terror<br>Carnival and Cockroaches -- The Appointment<br>The Lady in Black<br>The Valley of Death or: Busting the Kraken<br>Out of the Closet
Summary Compelling memoir of Flora Veit-Wild and her relationship with the Zimbabwean novelist, poet, playwright, and essayist Dambudzo Marechera, one of Africa's most innovative and subversive writers and a significant voice in contemporary world literature
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 26, 2022)
Subject Marechera, Dambudzo.
Veit-Wild, Flora, 1947-
SUBJECT Veit-Wild, Flora, 1947- fast
Marechera, Dambudzo fast
Subject Authors, Zimbabwean -- 20th century -- Biography
Authors, Zimbabwean
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781800105553