Jump and Other Stories

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Franklin Library, 1991 - South Africa - 256 pages
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User Review  - laurustina - LibraryThing

I've picked up a few short story collections in the last couple of months, thinking that my current short attention span would thank me, but this is the first of those collections to really engage me. Gordimer's stories were brutal and beautiful one after another. Really lovely, meaty stuff. Read full review

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User Review  - figre - LibraryThing

There is a story in this collection, “Some Are Born To Sweet Delight”, that is both typical and atypical of the entire collection. It is the story of Vera and her slow attraction to the border within ... Read full review

Contents

Jump
3
Once Upon a Time
23
The Ultimate Safari
33
A Find
49
My Father Leaves Home
57
Some Are Bom to Sweet Delight
69
The Moment Before the Gun Went Off
111
Home
121
A Joumey
143
Safe Houses
183
What Were You Dreaming?
213
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