Author(s): Aidan Hartley
A deeply affecting memoir of family, childhood in Africa, and the continent's horrendous wars, which the author witnessed at first hand as a journalist in the 1990s.
Aidan Hartley was born in 1965 and raised in East Africa. He read English at Balliol College, Oxford, and later politics at London University. He joined Reuters as a foreign correspondent and has worked in Africa, the Balkans, the Middle East and Russia. In 1996 he began travelling and writing on his own.