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Yvonne Vera

Yvonne Vera is one of Zimbabwe's best known authors. She was born in Bulawayo, where she now works as the director of the National Gallery. Her novels include Without a Name, and Under the Tongue, which recevied the 1997 Commonwealth Writers Prize (Africa region).

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The Stone Virgins
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The Stone Virgins

Yvonne Vera
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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 luminous, haunting prose

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Without a Name and Under the Tongue
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Without a Name and Under the Tongue

Yvonne Vera
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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, are set in the seventies...

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Butterfly Burning
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Butterfly Burning

Yvonne Vera
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Butterfly Burning brings the brilliantly poetic voice of Zimbabwean writer Yvonne Vera to American readers for the first time. Set in Makokoba, a black township, in the late l940s, the novel...

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