By Neil R White

Born in London in 1950, in 1952 Iain Andrew Walker emigrated together with his mom and dad to what was once then Southern Rhodesia - now Zimbabwe. opposed to the backdrop of emerging African nationalism, he grew up in the course of what will be termed the final heydays of colonialism in a wild and unique surroundings that supplied an exhilarating and wondrous playground for a tender boy. due to his father’s ardour for the outside, the Walker family members traveled generally all through Southern Africa, traveling many out-of-the-way locations and experiencing Africa in a fashion that only a few in their contemporaries did. In 1959, the kinfolk moved from Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia to Ndola, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) the place Iain's idyllic life steadily morphed right into a demanding uncertainty because the racial antagonism of his atmosphere impinged increasingly more forcefully on his constructing view of the realm. Blackjacks and Luckybeans is the tale of the 1st ten years of a different African childhood.

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Born in London in 1950, in 1952 Iain Andrew Walker emigrated together with his mom and dad to what was once then Southern Rhodesia - now Zimbabwe. opposed to the backdrop of emerging African nationalism, he grew up in the course of what may be termed the final heydays of colonialism in a wild and unique setting that supplied a thrilling and wondrous playground for a tender boy.

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