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Kim, JiYu.

Summary: "Chief Wusuri is wise and solves the problems of the village. For each problem, he has a solution. When a piece of cornbread goes missing, Chief is sad. He feels he let his village go hungry. To solve this problem, the Chief orders his men to make cornbread for everyone. The village is thankful for Chief Wusuri"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Gordimer, Nadine.

Summary: The novel is set in South Africa during the last days of the white regime. The heroine is Vera Stark, a white lawyer who works to restore land taken from blacks by the government. Her political work is played out against a background of family problems, among them an overbearing husband, a lesbian daughter and a son who has emigrated to England and is divorcing his wife. By the author of My...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOR

Johansen, Iris

Summary: "Iris Johansen introduces a new kickass female protagonist, Alisa Flynn, a CIA agent who may be willing to go rogue if it means catching the most heartless band of criminals she's ever encountered. Alisa is aided by mysterious billionaire-genius-inventor Gabe Korgan and recurring character Margaret Douglas, an animal whisperer who brings along her beloved dog Juno to fight alongside them. Alisa...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2020

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JOH

Benwell, Fox

Summary: In Khayelitsha, South Africa, Neo's passion for music leads her to her first love--Tale, the female lead singer of a local band--and an internship at the local radio station, and both experiences teach Neo about the risks and rewards of using her own voice to empower others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BEN

McVeigh, Jennifer.

Summary: South Africa, 1880. Frances Irvine, destitute in the wake of her father's sudden death, is forced to abandon her life of wealth and privilege in London and emigrate to the Cape. In this remote and inhospitable land she becomes entangled with two very different men, leading her into the dark heart of the diamond mines. Torn between passion and integrity, she makes a choice that has devastating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCV

Coetzee, J. M.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

Nunn, Malla.

Summary: Detective Emmanuel Cooper works undercover surveillance on the seedy Durban docks, but when a young boy is brutally murdered he must elude the police to conduct his own investigation. He discovers an international tussle for the political soul of South Africa.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M NUN

Palmer, Matthew

Summary: A disgraceed former State Department star starts over at a Congo m ining facility that's being oppressed by corrupt interests.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Barnes, Steven.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aspect/Warner Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Marais, Bianca

Summary: "Perfect for readers of The Secret Life of Bees and The Help, a perceptive and searing look at Apartheid-era South Africa, told through one unique family brought together by tragedy. Life under Apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a ten-year-old white girl living with her parents in 1970s Johannesburg. In the same nation but worlds apart, Beauty Mbali, a Xhosa woman in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Mutch, Barbara.

Summary: "When Cathleen Harrington leaves her home in Ireland in 1919 to travel to South Africa, she knows that she does not love the man she is to marry there --her fiance Edward, whom she has not seen for five years. Isolated and estranged in a small town in the harsh Karoo desert, her only real companions are her diary and her housemaid, and later the housemaid's daughter, Ada. When Ada is born,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MUT

Bildner, Phil.

Summary: Each time Hector watches white boys playing soccer in Johannesburg, South Africa, he dreams of playing on a real pitch one day and after the fall of apartheid, when he sees the 1996 African Cup of Nations team, he knows that his dream can come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BIL

Ndibe, Okey

Summary: A young prostitute runs into the sea and drowns. The last man who spoke to her, the "madman" Bukuru, is asked to account for her death. His shocking revelations land him in court. Alone and undefended, Bukuru must calculate the cost of silence in the face of rampant corruption and state-sponsored violence against women.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NDI

Mason, Richard

Summary: "A haunting, wildly imagined novel by the acclaimed author of History of a Pleasure Seeker ("the best new work of fiction ... in many moons; a classic"--The Washington Post); set in the first decades of twentieth-century colonial Cape Town and in a spirit-filled forest of secrets and magic powers. It is 1914. Germany has just declared war on France. Piet Barol, the handsome, irresistible figure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Palmer, Catherine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Palmer, Catherine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Ndibe, Okey

Summary: "This debut novel from the author of the powerful, universally acclaimed Foreign Gods, Inc. looks at a woman's drowning and the ensuing investigation in an emerging African nation. A young prostitute runs into the sea and drowns. The last man who spoke to her, the "madman" Bukuru, is asked to account for her death. His shocking revelations land him in court. Alone and undefended, Bukuru must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NDI

Hemingway, Ernest

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kent State University Press 2005

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Nunn, Malla.

Summary: Jacob's Rest, a tiny town on the border between South Africa and Mozambique, 1952. An Afrikaner police officer is found dead. Detective Emmanuel Cooper, an Englishman, begins investigating the murder following a trail of clues that lead him to uncover a shocking forbidden love and the imperfect life of one Captain Pretorius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Nunn 2009

Nunn, Malla.

Summary: Jacob's Rest, a tiny town on the border between South Africa and Mozambique, 1952. An Afrikaner police officer is found dead. Detective Emmanuel Cooper, an Englishman, begins investigating the murder following a trail of clues that lead him to uncover a shocking forbidden love and the imperfect life of one Captain Pretorius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NUN

Nunn, Malla.

Summary: Police officer Emmanuel Cooper is dispatched to a remote town after a police captain is found murdered in a creek. Even though Cooper judges the crime open and shut, the government's feared Special Branch is summoned.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NUN

Patterson, Richard North.

Summary: California lawyer Damon Pierce finds his own life in danger when he accepts a desperate plea from his former lover to defend her freedom fighter husband against bogus charges involving the corrupt government of the oil-rich nation of Luandia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT FIC PAT

Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1993

Bonert, Kenneth.

Summary: Are you a stupid or a clever? Such is the refrain in Isaac Helger's mind as he makes his way from redheaded hooligan to searching adolescent to striving young man on the make. His mother's question haunts every choice. Are you a stupid or a clever? Will you find a way to lift your family out of Johannesburg's poor inner city, to buy a house in the suburbs, to bring your aunts and cousins from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BON

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