The covenant, Volume 1

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Random House, 1980 - Historical fiction - 873 pages
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An historical saga which chroniles the development of South Africa from a land of desolate beauty in prehistoric times to a modern nation plagued by racial strife.

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

South Africa is Michener's theme this time and he gives it his usual episodic treatment. The style is still competent, and there is stuff on the Boer war, and the modern pre-Mandela, apartheid state. Read full review

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User Review  - TimmyP - LibraryThing

Michener really rocks. He must do an unimaginable amount of research for his books (I would assume he has a staff to help him) and, even though the Covenant is VERY long, you are still sad when it is ... Read full review

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Zimbabwe Rhinoceros
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A Hedge of Bitter Almond Hippopotamus
67
The Huguenots Leopard
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