J. Nozipo Maraire

J. Nozipo Maraire

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in Harare, Zimbabwe
January 01, 1966


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J. Nozipo Maraire (born in 1966) is a Zimbabwean doctor and writer. She is the author of Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter. She is a practicing neurosurgeon in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She got her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and then attended The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Soon after she entered a neurosurgery internship at Yale. She currently lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

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“There is not a man in the world who is worth your dignity. Do not confuse self-sacrifice with love.”
J. Nozipo Maraire, Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter
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“To love is a beautiful, mysterious event; do not miss it. Be neither too cautious nor too absorbed. Too many of us reason with our heart and experience with our heads.”
J. Nozipo Maraire, Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter

“Welcome, my dear, to the Western world, land of democracy, freedom, and bigotry.”
J. Nozipo Maraire, Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter

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