Everything you need to understand or teach Alexandra Fuller by Alexandra Fuller.
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight is Alexandra Bobo Fuller's memoir of a quirky, poignant, frightening, funny childhood in war-torn Africa between 1969 and 2002. Young Bobo must deal with an annoying older sister, drunken, unstable parents, the dangers of landmines and terrorists, and the death of a beloved baby sister on her journey to young adulthood.
Alexandra Fuller was conceived at Victoria Falls in Africa as her parents fled Kenya for England. Her parents buy a farm in Derbyshire, where Dad sells agricultural chemicals and Mum is too softhearted to kill the rabbits. After one damp, cold winter, the family goes back to Africa. On the way, toddler Bobo develops a high fever and nearly dies.
The Fullers buy Robandi, a cattle and tobacco farm in central Rhodesia, one of the few African nations still under white rule in the early 1970s. There, they are wary of rebels...