Alexandra Fuller “Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness”

September 22nd, 2011

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A decade ago Alexandra Fuller‘s memoir “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight,” her story of growing up in Africa, established her as a vital new voice. But her mother hated it. Called it “that awful book.”

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She’s more enthusiastic about Fuller’s new book, “Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness.” It is her parents’ story, described by her publisher as “a story of survival and madness, love and war, loyalty and forgiveness.” And in a way this is a book Alexandra Fuller could only write after undergoing a metamorphosis aided by her book editor….

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