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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"Home Ground" a novel by Lynn Freed was given to me by a cousin from Australia, who, like myself is an ex-South African. I try to read everything I can find which has been written by South African ... Read full review

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Freed made a big splash with this novel, which was selected by the New York Times as a Notable Book of the Year, and--more importantly--was dubbed a "warm, well-constructed novel" by LJ's reviewer ... Read full review

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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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