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Petina Gappah

PETINA GAPPAH’s An Elegy for Easterly (2009) was short-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, and won the 2009 Guardian First Book Award. She is currently an international trade lawyer in Geneva, and she lives in Zimbabwe.

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The Book of Memory

Petina Gappah
Picador
Picador

In The Book of Memory, an albino woman named Memory is languishing in a maximum security prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been tried and convicted of murder. As part of her appeal,...

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An Elegy for Easterly

Petina Gappah
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A woman in a township in Zimbabwe is surrounded by throngs of dusty children but longs for a baby of her own; an old man finds that his new job making coffins at No Matter Funeral Parlor brings unexpected...

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