The Resource Child of the river, Irma Joubert ; translation, Else Silke

Child of the river, Irma Joubert ; translation, Else Silke

Label
Child of the river
Title
Child of the river
Statement of responsibility
Irma Joubert ; translation, Else Silke
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • afr
  • eng
Summary
"Persomi is young, white, and poor, born the middle child of illiterate sharecroppers on the prosperous Fourie farm. Persomi's world is extraordinarily small ... Her older brother Gerbrand is her lifeline and her connection to the outside world. When he leaves the farm to seek work in Johannesburg, Persomi's isolated world is blown wide open. But as her very small world falls apart, bigger dreams become open to her-- dreams of an education, a profession, and of love. As Persomi navigates the changing world around her--the tragedies of WWII and the devastating racial strife of her homeland--she finally discovers who she truly is and where she belongs"--
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Dewey number
839.3/636
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT6593.2.O8314
LC item number
P4713 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Child of the river, Irma Joubert ; translation, Else Silke
Label
Child of the river, Irma Joubert ; translation, Else Silke
Publication
Note
  • Contains a readers' guide
  • Translation of: Persomi
  • Includes an excerpt from The girl from the train
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-394)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn945647031
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
xii, 404 pages
Isbn
9780718083106
Lccn
2016019360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945647031

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