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Alexandra Fuller

ALEXANDRA FULLER was born in England in 1969. In 1972, she moved with her family to a farm in southern Africa. She lived in Africa until her midtwenties. In 1994, she moved to Wyoming.

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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Press | Hardcover | August 2011
$25.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-1-59420-299-5 (1-59420-299-0)

Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Alexandra Fuller returns to Africa and the story of her unforgettable family.

In Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness Alexandra Fuller returns to Africa and to her unforgettable family. At the heart of this...

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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | June 2012
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312134-3 (0-14-312134-0)

A story of survival and war, love and madness, loyalty and forgiveness, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness is an intimate exploration of Fuller’s parents and of the price of being possessed by Africa’s uncompromising, fertile, death-dealing land. We follow Tim and Nicola Fuller hopscotching the continent, restlessly trying to... Read more






Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2003
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75899-7 (0-375-75899-2)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY’S #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • FINALIST, GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE
 
Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

“This is not a book you read just once, but... Read more






Leaving Before the Rains Come
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | January 2016
$17.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312842-7 (0-14-312842-6)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, Alexandra Fuller turns to her African past for clues to living a life fully and without fear
 
A child of the Rhodesian wars and of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration of Fuller’s... Read more






Leaving Before the Rains Come
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Press | Hardcover | January 2015
$26.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-1-59420-586-6 (1-59420-586-8)

New York Times Bestseller

"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly


A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration of Fuller’s own marriage leaves her shattered. Looking... Read more






The Legend of Colton H. Bryant
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$16.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311537-3 (0-14-311537-5)

A heartrending story of the human spirit from the author of the bestselling Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

Alexandra Fuller returns with the unforgettable true story of Colton H. Bryant, a soulful boy with a mustang-taming heart who comes of age in the oil fields and open plains of... Read more






Quiet Until the Thaw
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Press | Hardcover | June 27, 2017
$25.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-7352-2334-9 (0-7352-2334-3)

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... Read more






Scribbling the Cat
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | April 2005
$16.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303501-5 (0-14-303501-0)

When Alexandra ("Bo") Fuller was home in Zambia a few years ago, visiting her parents for Christmas, she asked her father about a nearby banana farmer who was known for being a "tough bugger." Her father's response was a warning to steer clear of him; he told Bo: "Curiosity scribbled the... Read more






King Solomon's Mines
Written by H. Rider Haggard, Introduction by Alexandra Fuller
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | December 2002
$13.00/15.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6629-9 (0-8129-6629-5)

Touted by its 1885 publisher as “the most amazing story ever written,” King Solomon’s Mines was one of the bestselling novels of the nineteenth century. H. Rider Haggard’s thrilling saga of elephant hunter Allan Quatermain and his search for fabled treasure is more than just an adventure story, though: As Alexandra... Read more





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