Penguin Press

9781594205866

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Review of ‘Leaving Before the Rains Come’

BookPage Nonfiction Top Pick, February 2015

Alexandra Fuller’s hardscrabble African lyricism returns in her third memoir, which focuses on the push-pull of her marriage to American adventurer Charlie Ross. Although much of Leaving Before the Rains Come is set in Wyoming, where Fuller settles uncomfortably into American domesticity, her war-torn childhood in colonial Rhodesia (now…

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