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Fuller, Alexandra 1969-

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Works: 64 works in 419 publications in 13 languages and 16,686 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Autobiographies  Fiction  Travel writing  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Biographies  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Narrator
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Scribbling the cat : [travels with an African soldier] by Alexandra Fuller( )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scribbling the Cat chronicles Fuller's journey through Africa's war-torn history with a battle-scarred veteran of the Rhodesian war. What emerges is a gripping portrait of men who struggle every day with the sins they cannot forget.--
The legend of Colton H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving, tough, and in many ways quintessentially American, story of Colton H. Bryant's life and the land that grew him
Quiet until the thaw by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lakota Oglala Sioux Nation, South Dakota. Two Native American cousins, Rick Overlooking Horse and You Choose Watson, though bound by blood and by land, find themselves at odds as they grapple with the implications of their shared heritage. When escalating anger towards the injustices, historical and current, inflicted upon the Lakota people by the federal government leads to tribal divisions and infighting, the cousins go in separate directions: Rick chooses the path of peace; You Choose, violence. Years pass, and as You Choose serves time in prison, Rick finds himself raising twin baby boys, orphaned at birth, in his meadow. As the twins mature from infants to young men, Rick immerses the boys within their ancestry, telling wonderful and terrible tales of how the whole world came to be, and affirming their place in the universe as the result of all who have come before and will come behind. But when You Choose returns to the reservation after three decades behind bars, his anger manifests, forever disrupting the lives of Rick and the boys
The legend of Colton H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colton H. Bryant loves Wyoming and loves life. Mind over matter, he always says--"If you don't mind, it don't matter." And so, like his father and his father's father before him, he gets a dangerous job on the oil rig when he's old enough. He always said he'd die young, anyway
Scribbling the cat : travels with an African soldier by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Finnish and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scribbling the Cat chronicles Fuller's journey through Africa's war-torn history with a battle-scarred veteran of the Rhodesian war. What emerges is a gripping portrait of men who struggle every day with the sins they cannot forget
Cocktail hour under the tree of forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness tells the story of the author's mother, Nicola Fuller. Nicola Fuller and her husband were a glamorous and optimistic couple and East Africa lay before them with the promise of all its perfect light, even as the British Empire in which they both believed waned. They had everything, including two golden children - a girl and a boy. However, life became increasingly difficult and they moved to Rhodesia to work as farm managers. The previous farm manager had committed suicide. His ghost appeared at the foot of their bed and seemed to be trying to warn them of something. Shortly after this, one of their golden children died. Africa was no longer the playground of Nicola's childhood. They returned to England where the author was born before they returned to Rhodesia and to the civil war. The last part of the book sees the Fullers in their old age on a banana and fish farm in the Zambezi Valley. They had built their ramshackle dining room under the Tree of Forgetfulness. In local custom, this tree is the meeting place for villagers determined to resolve disputes. It is in the spirit of this Forgetfulness that Nicola finally forgot - but did not forgive - all her enemies including her daughter and the Apostle, a squatter who has taken up in her bananas with his seven wives and forty-nine children. Funny, tragic, terrifying, exotic and utterly unself-conscious, this is a story of survival and madness, love and war, passion and compassion
Quiet until the thaw : a novel by Alexandra Fuller( Recording )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From bestselling memoirist Alexandra Fuller, a debut novel. Lakota Oglala Sioux Nation, South Dakota. Two Native American cousins, Rick Overlooking Horse and You Choose Watson, though bound by blood and by land, find themselves at odds as they grapple with the implications of their shared heritage. When escalating anger towards the injustices, historical and current, inflicted upon the Lakota people by the federal government leads to tribal divisions and infighting, the cousins go in separate directions: Rick chooses the path of peace; You Choose, violence. Years pass, and as You Choose serves time in prison, Rick finds himself raising twin baby boys, orphaned at birth, in his meadow. As the twins mature from infants to young men, Rick immerses the boys within their ancestry, telling wonderful and terrible tales of how the whole world came to be, and affirming their place in the universe as the result of all who have come before and will come behind. But when You Choose returns to the reservation after three decades behind bars, his anger manifests, forever disrupting the lives of Rick and the boys. A complex tale that spans generations and geography, Quiet Until the Thaw conjures with the implications of an oppressed history, how we are bound not just to immediate family but to all who have come before and will come after us, and, most of all, to the notion that everything was always, and is always, connected. As Fuller writes, "The belief that we can be done with our past is a myth. The past is nudging at us constantly.""--
Don't let's go to the dogs tonight : an African childhood by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandra Fuller (f. 1969) beretter om sin opvækst i Afrika, hvor hun og familien levede som farmere forskellige steder fra 1972-1990, og bl.a. var vidne til borgerkrigen i Rhodesia, det nuværende Zimbabwe, som tvang familien til at flytte
To the wedding by John Berger( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful, vibrant Ninon falls in love and becomes engaged to a young Italian, Gino, but soon before their wedding she discovers that she has contracted HIV through a brief encounter several years earlier. She tries to break the engagement but Gino, in an act of passionate and redemptive love, insists that the marriage will occur. The wedding itself, celebrated in a little village on the Po delta, becomes a magical feast in which all the novel's lost and searching souls, including Ninon's grieving father, Jean, and her mother, Zdena, a Slovakian intellectual who left Jean and Ninon many years earlier, are drawn into the joyful circle and regenerated by the power of Gino and Ninon's timeless love.--
Travels with an African soldier by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a powerful & painful account of an intense relationship between a writer, her words, & those she chooses to write about, in this case, K, a white African & veteran of the Rhodesian War. The author & K visit the scenes of the war & meet other veterans & the result is an unbiased & unsentimental glimpse of life in Africa
Voor de leeuwen by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een blanke Britse vrouw die in Rhodesië opgroeide, reist met een blanke Rhodesische oorlogsveteraan door het gebied waar in 1965-1979 de Rhodesische burgeroorlog werd uitgevochten
Leaving before the rains come by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman personnel
Portraits 2005-2016 by Annie Leibovitz( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new collection from Annie Leibovitz, one of the most influential photographer's of our time, iconic, remarkable portraits sit side-by-side never-before-published photographs. Afterword by Annie Leibovitz.Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016 is the photographer's follow-up to her two landmark books, Annie Leibovitz 1970-1990 and A Photographer's Life 1990-2005. In this newest collection, Leibovitz has captured the world's most compelling subjects in the style that has distinguished her as one of the most loved and compelling talents of our time. The photographs document contemporary culture with an artist's eye, wit, and uncanny ability to personalize even the most recognizable and distinguished figures
L'Afrique au coeur : carnet de route by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman témoignage
Unter dem Baum des Vergessens : ein Leben in Afrika by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandra Fuller kehrt in das Afrika ihrer Kindheit zurück und erzählt die ebenso bewegte wie bewegende Geschichte ihrer Eltern. Nicola und Tim Fuller wandern Anfang der 1970er nach Afrika aus, verheißungsvoll liegt der Kontinent vor ihnen. Doch schon nach kurzer Zeit ereignen sich Unfälle und Tragödien innerhalb der Familie, politische Unruhen und Bürgerkriege erschüttern den Kontinent. Im Zentrum steht Alexandra Fullers Mutter, die es auf unnachahmliche Weise immer wieder schafft, den Widrigkeiten des Lebens mit Mut und Entschlossenheit zu begegnen
The Legend of Colonel H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aventure extrême en Patagonie by Alexandra Fuller( )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les bagualeros, qui poursuivent du bétaill sauvage, sont des hommes hors du commun
Haïti : photographiée et racontée par les Haïtiens by Alexandra Fuller( )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quand de jeunes Haïtiens photographient leur pays, la détermination l'emporte sur les difficultés. (table des matières)
Die Krallen des Löwen : unterwegs mit einem afrikanischen Krieger by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine sprachgewaltige, poetische Hommage an Afrika und die Geschichte einer widersprüchlichen Liebe. Alexandra Fuller, die in "Unter afrikanischer Sonne" von ihrer Jugend in Rhodesien erzählte, kehrt nach Afrika zurück, genauer nach Sambia, wo ihre Eltern nun leben. Dort lernt sie K kennen, einen weißen Farmer, der als Soldat im rhodesischen Bürgerkrieg kämpfte. Alexandra ist fasziniert von Ks Geschichte, sie will wissen, wie die dramatischen Ereignisse ihn geprägt haben, und bittet ihn, mit ihr zu den Kriegsschauplätzen zu fahren. So begeben sich beide auf eine Reise von Sambia über Simbabwe (dem ehemaligen Rhodesien) bis nach Mosambik. Eine Reise, während der sich Alexandra Fullers Liebe zu Afrika mit all seinen Schrecken und in all seiner Schönheit einmal mehr beweist. Ausgezeichnet mit dem Lettre Ulysses Award 2005
Lad os ikke gå i hundene i aften. en afrikansk barndom by Alexandra Fuller( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The legend of Colton H. Bryant
Alternative Names
Alexandra Fuller Brits schrijfster

Alexandra Fuller écrivaine zimbabwéenne

Alexandra Fuller escritora zimbabuense

Фуллер, Александра

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The legend of Colton H. BryantScribbling the cat : travels with an African soldierCocktail hour under the tree of forgetfulnessDon't let's go to the dogs tonight : an African childhoodTo the weddingTravels with an African soldierCocktail hour under the tree of forgetfulness