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Cry, the beloved country

by Paton, Alan.

Format: Large Print 2004
Availability: Available at 1 Library 2 of 3 copies
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CLP - Library for the Blind Large Print Books FICTION Paton, A, CL 12065
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
 
Collection  Large Print Books
 
Call Number  FICTION Paton, A, CL 12065
 
 
CLP - Library for the Blind Large Print Books FICTION Paton, A, CL 12065
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
 
Collection  Large Print Books
 
Call Number  FICTION Paton, A, CL 12065
 
 
 
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Crafton Public Library Adult - Fiction Large Print IN TRANSIT
Location  Crafton Public Library
 
Collection  Adult - Fiction Large Print
 
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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. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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 -- Fiction.
Large type books.
South Africa -- Fiction.
Publisher Waterville, Me. :Thorndike Press,2004
Language English
Description 485 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
ISBN 0786262419 (lg. print)
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