Twenty Chickens for a Saddle: The Story of an African Childhood

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Twenty Chickens for a Saddle An exquisitely rendered portrait of Africa, and of childhood, written by an astonishing new talent, "Twenty Chickens for a Saddle" is a funny, moving memoir that follows Scott's adventures growing up in Botswana in a loving but eccentric family. Full description

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Born in 1981, Robyn Scott began her formal education at the age of fourteen, when she started boarding school in Zimbabwe. Moving to New Zealand for her undergraduate degree, she studied bioinformatics at the University of Auckland. In 2004, she was awarded a Gates Scholarship to Cambridge University, where she took an MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise, focused on the pricing of medicines in developing countries. Robyn lives in London, but visits and works regularly in southern Africa.

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