Peter Godwin

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Birthday
4, 1957
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
4, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Zimbabwe

About

An author, journalist, and screenwriter, he is known for such nonfiction works as The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe and When a Crocodile Eats the Sun. His acclaimed 1997 memoir, Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa, describes his early experience of the Rhodesian Bush War.

Before Fame

He studied at both Cambridge and Oxford, focusing on international relations and law.

Trivia

He fought in the Rhodesian Bush War when he was seventeen years old.

Family Life

He married Joanna Coles in 2001 and he has two sons.

Associated With

He and Alan Cheuse have both been featured on National Public Radio.