The Last Resort by Douglas Rogers
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The Last Resort Summary
Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Douglas Rogers is the son of white farmers living through that countrys long and tense transition from postcolonial rule. He escaped the dull future mapped out for him by his parents for one of adventure and excitement in Europe and the United States. But when Zimbabwes president Robert Mugabe launched his violent program to reclaim white-owned land and Rogers's parents were caught in the cross fire, everything changed. Lyn and Ros, the owners of Drifters a famous game farm and backpacker lodge in the eastern mountains that was one of the most popular budget resorts in the country found their home and resort under siege, their friends and neighbors expelled, and their lives in danger. But instead of leaving, as their son pleads with them to do, they haul out a shotgun and decide to stay.
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"Starred Review.This rousing memoir should win over anyone with a taste for exotic can't-go-home-again stories. " - Publishers Weekly
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Douglas Rogers is an award-winning journalist and travel writer. He was born and raised in Zimbabwe and now lives in Brooklyn.
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