Cry, the Beloved Country

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Scribner, 2002 - Apartheid - 239 pages
Over 50 years after its creation, this is the classic narrative on racial tension in South Africa. In the city of Johannesburg a father seeks his delinquent son ; his search takes him through a labyrinth of murder, prostitution, racial hatred and, ultimately, reconciliation.

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User Review  - scottjpearson - LibraryThing

This book tells the story of apartheid in South Africa. It tells an eye-opening and beautiful tale in succinct and beautiful English. I read this 300-page book in about 24 hours because I enjoyed it ... Read full review

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User Review  - smallself - LibraryThing

This is a great book, and it really is about Africa. The author had enough selflessness to let it be about the land, and not about himself personally. Personality is fine, of course, but it’s thin food if it’s all you have. Really this is a great moral book. Read full review

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