When a Man Cries

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University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2007 - Fiction - 162 pages
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Themba Limba is a family man who is caught between his flourishing career as a teacher and municipal councilor and his overriding sexual interests. Despite his attempts to maintain his status in the community, his actions eventually lead to his downfall. What follows is an account sometimes tragic, occasionally humorous, and always compelling of Themba's efforts to regain his dignity and pride in the eyes of his family and community. When a Man Cries is an uncompromising and engrossing novel about the challenges of manhood in contemporary South African society. It interrogates the dynamics of township life and the human and socio-economic realities of the most impoverished communities in post-apartheid South Africa.

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User Review  - Phumlani - Goodreads

A goodread, a good story and a sad one too. Though i did at times feel like the author forgot that Themba had a car, i mean he bought it,used it when Zakes was around and after that he was seen ... Read full review

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User Review  - Baggio Luvhengo - Goodreads

not bad Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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