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Paton, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Paton

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

Van Niekerk, Colleen

Summary: South Africa, 1994. Against a backdrop of apartheid and racial violence, Yolanda Petersen returns to the land of her youth at the behest of her mother. While there Yolanda longs to reconnect with her estranged daughter, Ingrid, the product of an illegal mixed-race affair with a white man. But Ingrid is missing, and as Yolanda quickly discovers, she isn't the only woman in Cape Town desperate to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little a 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Marais, Bianca

Summary: "From the author of Hum if You Don't Know the Words comes a rich, unforgettable story of three unique women in post-Apartheid South Africa who are brought together in their darkest time, and discover the ways that love can transcend the strictest of boundaries. On the outskirts of Johannesburg, seventeen-year-old Zodwa Bambisa lives in desperate poverty in tiny metal shack in a squatter camp,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Paton, Alan.

Summary: Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Mankell, Henning

Summary: Swedish inspector Kurt Wallender investigates the murder of a woman whose body was stuffed in a well. The case has international ramifications, involving a plot against Nelson Mandela of South Africa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

Paton, Alan.

Summary: The story of South Africa in the 1940s, a land divided by racial injustice, and of Stephen Kumalo, a Zulu Christian pastor, and his son, Absalom, who has been accused of murdering a white man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio Books 2008

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

Coetzee, J. M.

Summary: Mrs. Cullen, the narrator in this novel, is an elderly white woman dying of cancer in a country afflicted with its own mortal sickness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1990

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUT

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Summary: The second offering in the Gerald Kraak annual anthology, As You Like It, is a collection of the short-listed entries submitted for the Gerald Kraak Award. This anthology offers a window into deeply located visions and voices across Africa. It brings together stories of self-expression, identity, sexuality, and agency, all located within Africa and its legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jacana 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 AS

Wright, Adrienne

Summary: On June 16, 1976, Hector Pieterson, an ordinary boy, lost his life after getting caught up in what was supposed to be a peaceful protest. Black South African students were marching against a new law requiring that they be taught half of their subjects in Afrikaans, the language of the White government. The story's events unfold from the perspectives of Hector, his sister, and the photographer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PIE

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 SLO

O'Malley, Padraig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.0609 OMA

Cohen, David

Summary: Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 968.06 MANDELA, NELSON BAT

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

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