About Blady: a pattern out of time

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Morrow, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 255 pages
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In this absorbing autobiographical work, Laurens Van Der Post uses a beautiful Grand Prix show jumping horse he discovered plowing a field in Provence as the symbol of the unity underlying seemingly random happenings. Impassioned and uplifting, About Blady carries a powerful message of hope and mutual understanding.

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ABOUT BLADY: A Pattern Out of Time

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An autobiographical musing on mortality, suffering, and modern life from octogenarian van der Post, in which his often naive ponderings are relieved by vivid references to his beloved Kalahari and its ... Read full review

About Blady: a pattern out of time

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To this unconventional autobiography, van der Post has given a title that symbolizes rather than describes his book. The South African writer of novels, travel journals, and books in other literary ... Read full review

Contents

FLOATING THINGS I
1
F AND F
25
THE GREAT UPROOTER
42
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Van der Post was born in Africa. He was made a Knight of the British Empire in 1981.

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