Yvonne Vera

Yvonne Vera was born in Bulawayo, where she is now director of the National Gallery. She is the author of Butterfly Burning (FSG, 2000), and Without a Name and Under the Tongue (FSG, 2002).


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The Stone Virgins

Yvonne Vera
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Winner of the Macmillan Prize for African Adult Fiction An uncompromising novel by one of Africa's premiere writers, detailing the horrors of civil war in...


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Without a Name and Under the Tongue

Yvonne Vera
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Yvonne Vera's novels chronicle the lives of Zimbabwean women with extraordinary power and beauty. Without a Name and Under the Tongue, her two earliest novels,...


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Butterfly Burning

Yvonne Vera
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Butterfly Burning brings the brilliantly poetic voice of Zimbabwean writer Yvonne Vera to American readers for the first time. Set in Makokoba, a black...


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