African Laughter

by Lessing, Doris

A highly personal story of the eminent British writer returning to her African roots that is "brilliant...[and] captures the contradictions of a young country."--New York Times Book Review

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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

by Lessing, Doris

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1992
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HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. 1ST. HARDBOUND. LIKE NEW in LIKE NEW jacket. 1ST. 9.5 x 1.6 x 6.5 inches. pp. 442. Publisher: Harpercollins; 1ST (January 1, 1992) Language: English HARDBOUND: 442 pages ISBN-10: 0060168544 ISBN-13: 978-0060168544 Item Weight: 1.81 POUNDS Dimensions: 9.5 x 1.6 x 6.5 inches. The author writes about her homeland--from which she… Read more about this item
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African Laughter; Four Visits to Zimbabwe

African Laughter; Four Visits to Zimbabwe

by Lessing, Doris

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New York: Harper Collins Publishers [0-06-016854-4] 1992, 1st U.S. Edition. (Hardcover) 442pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. "A highly personal story about returning to her African roots by the eminent British writer...a rich and penentrating portrait of Doris Lessing's homeland". Locale: Zimbabwe. (Travel, Memoir).
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African laughter : four visits to Zimbabwe / Doris Lessing

African laughter : four visits to Zimbabwe / Doris Lessing

by Lessing, Doris (1919-2013)

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1992
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London : HarperCollins, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust-wrapper. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; xii, 442 pages : 1 map ; 25 cm. Subjects; Lessing, Doris 1919-2013. South Africa — Politics and government.
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe (Signed)

by Doris Lessing

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1992
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Light general wear
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First UK printing. Book has light general wear. Unclipped DJ has light creasing to the head and tail of the spine as well as a tiny closed tear to the top corner of the back cover. Signed by Lessing on the title page. In this book Lessing embraces every facet of life in Zimbabwe from the lost animals in the… Read more about this item
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

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1992
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Harper Collins, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 442 pages. Recounts visits to the author's childhood home between 1982-1992 following a twenty-five-year ban for her opposition to the minority white government. First edition (first printing). Minor edge wear, else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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African Laughter

African Laughter

by LESSING, Doris

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1993
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London: HarperCollins, 1993 A name in front, otherwise unmarked.
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe -- 1/26 signed copies
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe -- 1/26 signed copies

by Lessing, Doris

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1992
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Hardcover
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9780060169374
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New York: HarperCollins, 1992. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Slipcase. This is copy B of 26 lettered copies signed by the author reserved for private distribution. 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine in slipcase. Spine cloth sunned; otherwise a tight, clean copy. The slipcase is Very Good with mild rubbing and soil.
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1992
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Harper Collins , 1992. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. NrFine in wraps with light crease. Uncorrected proof in plain orange wraps..
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbawe

by Lessing, Doris

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1992
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New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Stated First American Edition. 442 pages, 8vo, white boards/black cloth. Near fine, small remainder mark bottom edge; dust jacket near fine, flap corner clipped.
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African Laughter

African Laughter

by LESSING, Doris

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1992
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New York: HarperCollins, 1992. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Fine in fine slipcase, in original publisher's shrinkwrap. One of 125 numbered copies Signed by the author.
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AFRICAN LAUGHTER; Four Visits to Zimbabwe

by Lessing, Doris

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1992
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HarperCollinsPublishers, 1992. First American Edition. Cloth and boards. Very Fine/Very Fine. SIGNED by the Author on the half title, 8vo, black quarter cloth over white boares, Mylar-protected dust jacket, xiii + 442 pages. Doris Lessing became the 2007 Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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African Laughter [Limited Edition, Signed]

African Laughter [Limited Edition, Signed]

by LESSING, Doris

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1992
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New York: HarperCollins, 1992. First American Edition. Limited Issue, one of 125 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. Octavo (24cm); burgundy cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; publisher's decorative slipcase. Fine and unread, still sealed in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, with the original price stickers on rear cover. Handsome… Read more about this item
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African Laughter

African Laughter

by Doris Lessing

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1992
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Light tanning of the pages, including some traces of foxing. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Tight binding. Minor wear to the edges and corners.
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AFRICAN LAUGHTER

AFRICAN LAUGHTER

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AFRICAN LAUGHTER.

by Lessing, Doris.

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1992
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NY: HARPER-COLLINS.. Fine. 1992. First American Edition. Cloth in Slipcase.. 0002550199 . SIGNED Limited Edition. One of 125 numbered copies printed. Fine in publisher's sealed slipcase. Nobel Prize laureate.; Signed by Author .
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African Laughter : Four Visits to Zimbabwe

by Doris Lessing

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1992
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HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket… Read more about this item
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AFRICAN LAUGHTER. [Import] [Hardcover]

by Lessing, Doris

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the hardcover stated Harper First U.S. Edition from 1992. Other than a front cardholder flyleaf (ex libris), both the mylar-covered DJ and the book are in positively excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, etc. and the pages and binding are tight as a drumVery Good
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

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1992
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New York: HarperCollins, 1992. NF/VG. Limited, Signed First Edition. Copy Number 88 of 125. Stated First Edition. First printing with number line ending in 1. Signed on the limitation page. The book is tight with solid hinges, good tips, and clean unmarred boards. The textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate, or markings and not BCE, ex-library, or remaindered. The… Read more about this item
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by Doris Lessing

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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe

by Doris Lessing

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Harper Perennial, 1993-08-04. paperback. Good. 8x5x1.
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