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Escape from Pretoria

The true story of Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, young, white South Africans branded 'terrorists' and imprisoned in 1978 for working covert operations for Nelson Mandela's banned ANC. Incaracerated in Pretoria Maximum Secur...

The year the gypsies came —Glass, Linzi Alex.

In Johannesburg, South Africa, in the late 1960s, twelve-year-old Emily, who longs for affection from her quarreling parents, finds comfort in the stories of a Zulu servant and in her friendship with a young houseguest w...

The housemaid's daughter —Mutch, Barbara.

Irishwoman Cathleen Harrington teaches her housemaid, Ada, to play the piano and to read. When Ada is drawn into an illegal relationship, she flees the only home she has ever known to spare Cathleen knowledge of her betr...

Out of bounds : seven stories of conflict and hope —Naidoo, Beverley.

Seven stories, spanning the time period from 1948 to 2000, chronicle the experiences of young people from different races and ethnic groups as they try to cope with the restrictions placed on their lives by South Africa'...

The housemaid's daughter —Mutch, Barbara.
Large Print
2014
Availability: 2 of 2

When Cathleen Harrington leaves her home in Ireland in 1919 to travel to South Africa, she knows that she does not love the man she is to marry there -- her fiancé Edward, whom she has not seen for five years. Isolated ...

The Mandela plot —Bonert, Kenneth, author.

"As the 1980s draw to a close, apartheid is in its death throes and South Africa is a maelstrom of political violence. Young Martin Helger has problems of his own. Out of place at an elite private school, he is the son o...

All Things Bright and Broken : An autobiographical novel —Gibbs, Carol (Author), author.
EBook
2018

Meet Colleen, the third-born child of parents who share a chaotic relationship. Set against the backdrop of Cape Town in the 1940s - a time of innocence, social graces, the Queen's visit and sports heroes - this is Colle...

The house on Sugarbush Road —Cook, Méira, 1964-

"The House on Sugarbush Road, set in post-apartheid Johannesburg shortly after the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela, is the story of the intertwining lives of a once prominent liberal Afrikaner family and Beauty Mapule, t...

Cry, the beloved country —Paton, Alan.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2010

The moving story of a Zulu parson who comes to Johannesburg, South Africa, to find that his son is a murderer and the environment has forced his sister to become a prostitute. A social comment on racial problems and inju...

Cry, the beloved country —Paton, Alan.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2010

The moving story of a Zulu parson who comes to Johannesburg, South Africa, to find that his son is a murderer and the environment has forced his sister to become a prostitute. A social comment on racial problems and inju...

The housemaid's daughter —Mutch, Barbara.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2012

"Duty and love collide on the arid plains of central South Africa. Cathleen Harrington leaves her home in Ireland in 1919 to travel to South Africa and marry the fiance she has not seen for five years. Isolated and estra...

The white lioness a mystery —Mankell, Henning, 1948-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2006

In peaceful southern Sweden, Louise Akerblom, an estate agent, pillar of the Methodist church, wife and mother, disappears. There is no explanation. Inspector Kurt Wallander and his team are called in to investigate. Imm...

Cry, the beloved country —Paton, Alan.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2010

The moving story of a Zulu parson who comes to Johannesburg, South Africa, to find that his son is a murderer and the environment has forced his sister to become a prostitute. A social comment on racial problems and inju...

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