By Douglas Rogers
Travelogue, experience yarn, political intrigue and tragedy, The final inn is a love tale concerning the writer and his place of birth, Zimbabwe...
In The final lodge, journalist Douglas Rogers tells the eye-opening, harrowing and, now and then, strangely comic story of his parents' fight for survival in war-torn Zimbabwe. for a few years, Lyn and Ros Rogers have been the proprietors of Drifters, a well-known online game farm and backpacker resort within the jap mountains. but if President Robert Mugabe introduced his violent land reclamation programme, every thing replaced. The Rogers came across their domestic lower than siege, their buddies and neighbours expelled, and their lives at risk. yet rather than leaving, as their son pleaded with them to do, they hauled out a shotgun and stayed. quickly afterwards, Douglas returns to discover the rustic of his delivery in chaos, and his domestic reworked into whatever among a Marx Brothers romp and the center of Darkness: marijuana has supplanted maize within the fields; hookers have...
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He shook her hand and sauntered out the door of the restaurant. ” Hollywood is full of such organisms! Probably an entire book could be written about this subject. A more digestible way of describing a parasite in human form is to detail the actions of these people. In 1954 I arrived in Hollywood bright eyed and bushy tailed, ready to start my film-acting career. I came with a friend from college who had the same ambitions. I had one connection with someone that might be of help in establishing me, an actor who had worked with both my brothers at the Jewish People’s Institute in Chicago.
Robert Christopher and I were talking about our exploits in show business. Robert, who just turned ninety and looks years younger, has acted in scores of films and was telling me about his role in The Barefoot Contessa, which he did many years ago. He also talked about Rome and acting in Europe, where he spent some time working in films. He always sits at the same table and is irritated if, when he arrives, other people are there. ” It consists of aging Italian actors who have worked in films over the years.
That, in a sense, told the whole story of his life. On the other side of the pool lived a guy around twenty-eight or thirty years old, who was married to an attractive want-to-be model or actress. Every time she left the apartment to go somewhere, he would come out, look at her departing and check to see if there was anyone sitting around the pool who could witness his good fortune to be with such a beautiful woman. Next to my apartment, in 112, was an older woman in her late fifties or early sixties, by the name of Hennie Mohr.
The Last Resort: A Memoir of Zimbabwe by Douglas Rogers