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☄ [PDF / Epub] ☃ The Last Resort A Memoir of Zimbabwe By Douglas Rogers ✓ – American-revolutionary-war.co Thrilling heartbreaking and at times absurdly funny The Last Resort is a remarkable true story about one family in a country under siege and a testament to the love perseverance and resilience of the Thrilling heartbreaking and at times absurdly funny The Last Resort is a remarkable true story about one family in a country under siege and a testament to the love perseverance and resilience of the human spirit Born and raised in Zimbabwe Douglas Rogers is the son of white farmers living through that country’s long and tense transition from postcolonial rule He escaped the dull future mapped out for him by his parents for one of adventure and excitement in Europe and the United States But when Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe launched his violent program to reclaim white owned land and Rogers’s parents were caught in the cross fire everything.

Changed Lyn and Ros the owners of Drifters–a famous game farm and backpacker lodge in the eastern mountains that was one of the most popular budget resorts in the country–found their home and resort under siege their friends and neighbors expelled and their lives in danger But instead of leaving as their son pleads with them to do they haul out a shotgun and decide to stay On returning to the country of his birth Rogers finds his once orderly and progressive home transformed into something resembling a Marx Brothers romp crossed with Heart of Darkness pot has supplanted maize in the fields; hookers have replaced college kids as guests; and soldier.

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PDF/EPUB The Last Resort A Memoir of Zimbabwe PDF/EPUB ↠ Last Ý american revolutionary war.co Ý Douglas Rogers is an award winning author travel writer and journalist with 20 years’ experience writing for the world’s leading magazines and newspapers including The Wall Street Journal New York Times Travel & Leisure National Geographic Traveler Condé Nast Traveler The Guardian the Daily Telegraph and the Times of London Born and raised in Zimbabwe he has lived in Johannesburg London

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