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Alexandra Fuller

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Alexandra Fuller on Her Memoir Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

Monday, September 19, 2011

Alexandra Fuller discusses her new memoir, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness, the follow-up to her 2003 book Let’s Not Go to the Dogs Tonight. It tells of the Happy Valley-era Africa of her mother's childhood; the boiled cabbage grimness of her father's English childhood; and the darker, civil war-torn Africa of her own childhood. The story focuses on Fuller’s mother, Nicola, born on the Scottish Isle of Skye and raised in Kenya, and her resilience in the face of tragedy and heartbreak.

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The Tough Lives of Wyoming’s Oilmen

Friday, July 04, 2008

Colton H. Bryant was a Wyoming roughneck in his mid-20s who, in 2006, fell to his death on an oil rig owned by Patterson-UTI Energy. In The Legend of Colton H. Bryant. Alexandra Fuller exposes the tough, unpredictable lives of Wyoming’s oilmen and the toll exacted on their families.

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