"Irene Staunton must have borrowed God's eyes for a while to get as close as she did to the pulse of a story so human that its warmth is almost visibly glowing." Weekly Mail
"Together, these stories are a powerful and eloquent tribute to the suffering and triumph of the Zimbabwean liberation struggle." Choice
"These are inspiring stories of resilience and courage in circumstances too horrifying for most Western readers even to begin to imagine." The Women's Review of Books
"This book provides a unique perspective on the daily life of women in war... " WLW Journal
These first-hand accounts from thirty women directly affected by the Zimbabwean liberation war depict courage, endurance, pain, and a different sort of struggle. They reveal as much about the people's true expectations of independence as they do about their post-independence delights and disappointments.
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.85(d)|