Monkey’s Wedding

by Rossandra White on Jul 11, 2017 in Young Adult via Best Books
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Adolescents Elizabeth and Tururu—she’s white, he’s black—share an uneasy friendship in 1953’s Zimbabwe when resentment to white rule is about to erupt. To make matters worse, a clash between Tururu’s witchdoctor grandmother and her apprentice unleash ancient fire spirits that will make the British overlords look like saints. Will their friendship survive?

About the author:

A fourth generation South African, Rossandra grew up in Nkana, Zambia, and for a short time lived in Zimbabwe, where her latest novel, Monkey's Wedding, is set. Family holidays were either trips down to South Africa to visit family, over the border into the Congo or trips up to East Africa accompanied by Corky, the parrot. She lives in Laguna Beach with her two Staffordshire Bull Terriers with whom she fights for space in her bed. When she’s not writing, she's at the gym or hiking the hills behind her home in Laguna canyon.

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