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Andrea Eames

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Andrea Eames was born in 1985. She was brought up in Zimbabwe, where she attended a Jewish school for six years, a Hindu school for one, a Catholic convent school for two and a half, and then the American International School in Harare for two years. Andrea's family moved to New Zealand in 2002. Andrea has worked as a bookseller and editor and now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband. Her first novel, The Cry of the Go-Away Bird, was published in 2011 and was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Award.

Books by Andrea Eames

The White Shadow

A young Zimbabwean boy struggles to protect his mysterious and gifted younger sister in this suspenseful story set against the backdrop of the civil war

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The Cry of the Go-Away Bird

A fresh and gripping debut about growing up in Zimbabwe during the recent years of violent change.

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