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Leopard At The Door - Jennifer McVeigh
Leopard At The Door
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After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she’d longed for is much changed. Her father’s new companion—a strange, intolerant woman—has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more... show more
After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she’d longed for is much changed. Her father’s new companion—a strange, intolerant woman—has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point. And looming over them all
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399158254 (0399158251)
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 Marvelous book about a violent, shameful piece of history!
Leopard at the Door, Jennifer McVeigh, author, Katharine McEwan, narrator When Rachel Fullsmith was 12 years old, she stayed at home at Kisima, the family farm in Kenya, while her parents went for a visit to England. When a telegram was delivered for her uncle, she ran to find him at his slaughterho...
Silver's Reviews
Silver's Reviews rated it
5.0 Leopard At The Door
Can you really ​come back home? Is it always the same or always changed?Rachel was returning to her childhood home after being in England for six years and living with her maternal grandparents for schooling after her mother had passed away.Rachel always loved her home in Africa, but coming back di...
Marjorie's World of Books
Marjorie's World of Books rated it
5.0 Excellent tale of love and betrayal
When Rachel Fullsmith loses her mother at the age of 12, she also basically loses her father and her home in Kenya due to her father sending her to boarding school in England. When she returns to Kenya 6 years later, she finds that very little remains the same. Not only is another woman living with...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
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2.0 Leopard at the Door
I requested Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh because of the beautiful cover and the setting. However, this is not a book about Kenya's history brought to life through the story of one young woman. It is a book about a young woman who survives traumatic experiences that are set in Kenya. Unfor...
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