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A thousand tales of Johannesburg

Author: Harry Kalmer
Publisher: Century City, South Africa : Penguin Random House South Africa (Pty) Ltd, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This is the story of Sara, who poses stiffly for a photo with her four children at Turffontein concentration camp in 1901, and of Abraham, who paints the street names of Johannesburg's kerbs. It is the tale of their grandson Zweig, a young architect who has to leave Johannesburg when he falls in love with the wrong person, and of Marceline, a Congolese mother who flees to the city only to be caught up in a wave of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Kalmer
ISBN: 9781485903475 1485903475 9781485903628 1485903629
Language Note: Translated from the Afrikaans, 'n Duisend stories oor Johannesburg : 'n stadsroman.
OCLC Number: 975833580
Notes: Novel.
Description: 283 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Duisend stories oor Johannesburg.
Responsibility: Harry Kalmer.

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Spanning more than a hundred years, A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg is a novel that documents and probes the lives of the inhabitants of this incomparable African city - the exiled, those returning  Read more...
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