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Living, Loving and Lying Awake at Night (Emerging Voices)
Living Loving and Lying Awake at Night - Emerging Voices
Author: Sindiwe Magona
Short stories exploring the lives and circumstances of African women in South Africa, all told with insight humor and vitality, this collection is a forceful document of injustices. In the opening story, a woman leaves her mud hut -- and her five young children -- to flee to the misty mountains beyond her village. She had been awake at night, in...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781566564526
ISBN-10: 1566564522
Publication Date: 10/2002
Pages: 128
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Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a collection of short stories brings a full range of South African women's experience to light. From the village mother leaving her children to work; the maid in service to the white medem; the black child raped and murdered; the stories are tragic, triumphant, humorous, and sharp.


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