Home Ground: A Novel

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Summit Books, 1986 - Fiction - 273 pages
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The adventures of the Franks, an outrageous theatrical family are seen through the eyes of the family's youngest daughter, Ruth, whose sense of being an outsider gives a powerful edge to her perspective on her family and on South Africa in the 1950s and 1

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User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

HOME GROUND and THE MIRROR are my favorite of Lynn Freed's novels so far. THE MIRROR is more seductive, the subdued language itself suggesting mystery and intrigue. But there is a lovely raw quality ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maryjoamani - Goodreads

I thoroughly loved this novel that reads like a memoir. The young protagonist/narrator is delightful, quirky, strong-headed, critical, and so very age appropriate in her insights and it is a delight ... Read full review

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New & Noteworthy - New York Times
LEAD: HOME GROUND, by Lynn Freed. (Penguin, $7.95.) By casting Ruth Frank, the narrator of this novel of South Africa, as a member of a family of theater ...
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Lynn Freed... Exerpt from Home Ground
Lynn Freed's novels include The Mirror, Home Ground, The Bungalow, and Friends of the Family, her short fiction and non-fiction are published broadly.
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The Magazine for the Wrongly Convicted
of Love’s copy of Home Ground was her. writing and signature. ... copy of her book Home Ground for Love. with the date inscription, “Dec. ‘88.” ...
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“College Girls Don’t Faint”: The Legacy of Elsewhere
Home Ground (1986). 8. The Board of Governors initially refused to have boarding facilities at ... Home Ground. New York: Summit. Friedman, Susan Stanford ...
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African Languages and Literature @ UW
(South Africa) Home Ground (1986). Fugard, Athol. (South Africa) The Blood Knot (1961). Fugard, Athol. (South Africa) “Master Harold”–and the Boys (1982) ...
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About the author (1986)

She was born & grew up in Durban, South Africa, where three of her previous novel,s Home Ground, The Bungalow & The Mirror are set. Her stories & essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Story, The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly. She lives in Sonoma, California.

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