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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

Van de Ruit, John.

Summary: In 1990, thirteen-year-old John "Spud" Milton, a prepubescent choirboy, keeps a diary of his first year at an elite, boys-only boarding school in South Africa, as he deals with bizarre housemates, wild crushes, embarrassingly dysfunctional parents, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2007

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Van de Ruit

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Nunn, Malla

Summary: "A biracial girl living in post-apartheid South Africa is determined to unveil the mystery of her white mother's hidden past"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2021

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

Stone, Judith

Summary: During the worst years of official racism in South Africa, the story of one young girl came to symbolize the injustice, corruption, and arbitrary nature of apartheid. Born in 1955 to a pro-apartheid white couple, Sandra Laing was officially registered and raised as a white child. But at a school for whites, she was mercilessly persecuted because of her dark skin and frizzy hair. Her parents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Books/Hyperion 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.488 STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.488 Stone

Varty, Boyd.

Summary: A tale of personal evolution set in the famous game reserve where Nelson Mandela recuperated after his release from prison describes how the author's visionary father transformed the region from a hunting safari into a model of present-day conservation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VARTY, BOYD VAR

Smith, Wilbur A.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2003

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

Smith, Wilbur A.

Summary: Two half-brothers who have been blood enemies since their first boyhood encounter now find themselves adversaries in a war of age-old savagery to seize the sword of power in their land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1986

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Summary: Suburban veterinarian Danny Trevanion moves his new family from Bristol to South Africa to start a game park; includes all six episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WIL

Summary: A farmer moves his family to South Africa and suffers a series of seemingly insurmountable losses. Through unlikely friendships and much needed divine intervention, he discovers his life's true purpose and it sustains his unwavering belief in the power of faith.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD F

Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO

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

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

Kohler, Sheila

Summary: "A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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Summary: The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2007

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Bainbridge, James

Summary: The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands, and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to South Africa's most captivating city and its surrounding region. Full-color photography illustrates the finest of Cape Town's colonial architecture, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic setting. This guide will show you the best this cosmopolitan city has to offer--from fascinating museums, cutting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides Ltd 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.8 CAP

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