Stealing Water

Paperback | February 5, 2009

byTim Ecott

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A very different memoir about growing up in South Africa.


'Funny, never self-pitying and a pleasure to read' - GUARDIAN


'[An] affectionate, generous book' - IRISH TIMES


'Both haunting and funny. [Ecott] writes with compassion and honesty to give us a truly memorable account of an extraordinary upbringing' - Fergal Keane


'Unputdownable - never sentimental, extremely honest and with a positively Dickensian cast of characters' - Emma Thompson

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A very different memoir about growing up in South Africa.'Funny, never self-pitying and a pleasure to read' - GUARDIAN'[An] affectionate, generous book' - IRISH TIMES'Both haunting and funny. [Ecott] writes with compassion and honesty to give us a truly memorable account of an extraordinary upbringing' - Fergal Keane'Unputdownable - ne...

Tim Ecott is a journalist and a writer. Initially specialising in Africa for the BBC World Service, he now writes for a wide range of publications including theEconomist, theGuardianandConde Nast Traveller.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.81 inPublished:February 5, 2009Publisher:HodderLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0340936649

ISBN - 13:9780340936641

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An extraordinary account of childhood in a baroque South Africa. Unputdownable - never sentimental, extremely honest and with a positively Dickensian cast of characters-Emma Thompson