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Cry, the beloved country

by Paton, Alan.

Format: Book on CD 1993
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Shaler North Hills Library Audiovisual CD PATON [B-O-CD]
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  CD PATON [B-O-CD]
 
 
Summary
Paton's deeply moving story of Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the backdrop of a land and people riven by racial inequality and injustice, remains the most famous and important novel in South Africa's history. Published to coincide with the Miramax film release in December, starring James Earl Jones and Richard Harris.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In search of missing family members, Zulu priest Stephen Kumalo leaves his South African village to traverse the deep and perplexing city of Johannesburg in the 1940s. With his sister turned prostitute, his brother turned labor protestor and his son, Absalom, arrested for the murder of a white man, Kumalo must grapple with how to bring his family back from the brink of destruction as the racial tension throughout Johannesburg hampers his attempts to protect his family. With a deep yet gentle voice rounded out by his English accent, Michael York captures the tone and energy of this novel. His rhythmic narration proves hypnotizing. From the fierce love of Kumalo to the persuasive rhetoric of Kumalo's brother and the solemn regret of Absalom, York injects soul into characters tempered by their socioeconomic status as black South Africans. (May) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Race relations -- Fiction.
Apartheid -- South Africa -- Fiction.
South Africa -- Fiction.
South Africa -- Race relations -- Fiction.
Political fiction.
Publisher Ashland, Or. :Blackstone Audio Books,1993
Edition Unabridged ed.
Contributors Case, David.
Participants/Performers Read by Frederick Davidson.
Language English
System Details Compact disc.
Description 8 audio discs (10 hrs) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0786188987
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