An autobiography written by Paul Allin

About the book

Set in war torn Rhodesia and South Africa this is the engaging story of a young doctor who fought in the Rhodesian bush war and experienced the political turmoil of the transition of these countries. Including war diaries, rare photographs, encounters with wild animals and dangerous mine rescues, this dramatic and often humerous journey of self reinvention from shy, bullied introvert to executive manager is filled with life changing philosophy and thought provoking quotations.

A proportion of the profits from this book will be donated to the Zimbabwe Pensioner Support Fund and other Rhodesian charities.

You never realise how valuable your life is until you are repeatedly forced to risk it and one or more of your mates loses theirs doing exactly the same thing as you.

Paul Allin
Rhodesia army ambulance

What readers have said

“It’s brilliant. I can’t believe how similar our upbringing has been. It’s like looking into a mirror”

David FreemantleEx Rhodesian Army Intake 147, 3 Indep Company

“The worst thing about this book is once I started it, I could not put it down”

Reg NewsomeEx NRL referee

“It is now 2:50 am and I have just finished reading it from cover to cover”

Martin TaylorRetired Advertising Manager

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