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Petina Gappah - Author


Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean writer with law degrees from Cambridge, Graz University and the University of Zimbabwe. Her debut collection, An Elegy for Easterly, won the Guardian First Book Prize in 2009.

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The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah
The Book of Memory
Petina Gappah
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016. Memory is an albino woman languishing in Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been convicted of murder. As part of her appeal her lawyer insists that she...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2015

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