London: Faber & Faber, (1998). First edition. Paperback. Award winning first book by this well respected journalist. A paperback original (PBO). The book focuses on the rise of Ugandan President Idi Amin and his reign as dictator from 1971 to 1979 (the novel is written as the memoir of a fictional Scottish doctor in Amin's employ). The story interweaves fiction and historial fact. Film source for the 2006 big screen film directed by Kevin Macdonald, which garnered Forest Whitaker the Oscar for Best Actor. A fine copy perfect bound in the original illustrated wrappers in a fine dust jacket. Item #ESB12395
ISBN: 0571179169

Price: $75.00

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