The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe - eBook  -     By: Peter Godwin
Buy Item InStock9.99$9.99 Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe - eBook

Little, Brown and Company / 2011 / ePub

$9.99 (CBD Price)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW8342EB

FLASH-SALE
* This product is available for purchase only in the USA.

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. This product will be released on 09/01/16.
    $9.69
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $9.69
  2. In Stock
    $9.59
    Retail: $11.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $9.59
  3. This product will be released on 08/06/16.
    $9.59
    Retail: $11.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $9.59
  4. In Stock
    $7.99
    Retail: $9.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $7.99
  5. In Stock
    $5.75
    Retail: $7.19
    Add To Cart
    0
    $5.75
  6. In Stock
    $9.69
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $9.69

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Little, Brown and Company
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9780316123310
ISBN-13: 9780316123310
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. We Died Before We Came Here: A True Story of Sacrifice and Hope - eBookeBOOK
    We Died Before We Came Here: A True Story of Sacrifice and Hope - eBook
    Emily Foreman
    NavPress / 2016 / ePub
    $9.69 Retail: $14.99 Save 35% ($5.30)
    Availability: This product will be released on 09/01/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW83177EB
  2. Adoniram Judson: Devoted for Life - eBookeBOOK
    Adoniram Judson: Devoted for Life - eBook
    Vance Christie
    Christian Focus / 2013 / ePub
    $9.59 Retail: $11.99 Save 20% ($2.40)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW80999EB
  3. John And Betty Stam: Missionary Martyrs - eBookeBOOK
    John And Betty Stam: Missionary Martyrs - eBook
    Vance Christie
    Christian Focus / 2008 / ePub
    $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW81090EB
  4. It Is Not Death To Die: A New Biography of Hudson Taylor - eBookeBOOK
    It Is Not Death To Die: A New Biography of Hudson Taylor - eBook
    Jim Cromarty
    Christian Focus / 2014 / ePub
    $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW81064EB

Related Products

  1. David Brainerd: A Flame for God - eBookeBOOK
    David Brainerd: A Flame for God - eBook
    Vance Christie
    Christian Focus / 2009 / ePub
    $6.35 Retail: $9.99 Save 36% ($3.64)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW30022EB
  2. God's Golden Acre: The inspirational story of one woman's fight for some of the world's most vulnerable AIDS orphans - eBookeBOOK
    God's Golden Acre: The inspirational story of one woman's fight for some of the world's most vulnerable AIDS orphans - eBook
    Dale le Vack
    Monarch Books / 2005 / ePub
    $7.56 Retail: $14.29 Save 47% ($6.73)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW38312EB
  3. Between The Flowers And The Broken: Stories, Songs, And Lessons From The Streets Of Brazil - eBookeBOOK
    Between The Flowers And The Broken: Stories, Songs, And Lessons From The Streets Of Brazil - eBook
    Nic Billman
    Shores Of Grace Ministries / 2013 / ePub
    $7.19 Retail: $8.99 Save 20% ($1.80)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW46406EB
  4. Our Witchdoctors Are Too Weak: The Rebirth of an Amazon Tribe - eBookeBOOK
    Our Witchdoctors Are Too Weak: The Rebirth of an Amazon Tribe - eBook
    Davey Jank, Marie Jank
    Monarch Books / 2011 / ePub
    $9.69 Retail: $14.99 Save 35% ($5.30)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW32188EB

Publisher's Description

Journalist Peter Godwin has covered wars. As a soldier, he's fought them. But nothing prepared him for the surreal mix of desperation and hope he encountered when he returned to Zimbabwe, his broken homeland.

Godwin arrived as Robert Mugabe, the country's dictator for 30 years, has finally lost an election. Mugabe's tenure has left Zimbabwe with the world's highest rate of inflation and the shortest life span. Instead of conceding power, Mugabe launched a brutal campaign of terror against his own citizens. With foreign correspondents banned, and he himself there illegally, Godwin was one of the few observers to bear witness to this period the locals call The Fear. He saw torture bases and the burning villages but was most awed as an observer of not only simple acts of kindness but also churchmen and diplomats putting their own lives on the line to try to stop the carnage.

THE FEAR is a book about the astonishing courage and resilience of a people, armed with nothing but a desire to be free, who challenged a violent dictatorship. It is also the deeply personal and ultimately uplifting story of a man trying to make sense of the country he can't recognize as home.

Publisher's Weekly

In this remarkable look inside Mugabe's isolated yet restive Zimbabwe, journalist Godwin (When a Crocodile Eats the Sun) and his sister, Georgina, return to their childhood home "to dance on Robert Mugabe's political grave"; that is, to observe firsthand the teetering of Africa's (and the world's) oldest tyrant at the critical moment of the 2008 elections. Although the elections promised an end to Mugabe's nearly 30-year dictatorship, even as the 84-year-old president has clung to power in a campaign of widespread terror. The depiction of the heroic (if "prissy") liberation leader against white-minority rule turned brutal power-monger is at once personal, well-informed, and at times, heart-racing. Godwin and Georgina tour the economically devastated and state-terrorized cities, farms, and diamond mines at considerable personal risk, gathering candid interviews with dispossessed farmers, marginalized elites, and former insiders to cast a light on the workings of Mugabe's dictatorship and psychology, and the "fear factor" crucial to his control. Godwin's skills as a journalist and his personal connection to Zimbabwe combine to create an astonishing piece of reportage marked by spare, stirring description, heartrending action, and smart analysis. (Mar.) Copyright 2011 Reed Business Information.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search