Tales from a Troubled Land

Paperback | January 3, 1996

byAlan Paton

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With a mixture of compassion and despair, this collection of ten short stories by the distinguished author of 'Cry, the Beloved Country' speaks eloquently yet incisively of the injustices of the author's native land, South Africa.

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With a mixture of compassion and despair, this collection of ten short stories by the distinguished author of 'Cry, the Beloved Country' speaks eloquently yet incisively of the injustices of the author's native land, South Africa.

Political activist Alan Steward Paton was born on January 11, 1903 in Natal, South Africa. He attended Maritzburg College and Natal University. He taught at Ixopo High School and Maritzburg College. In 1935, he was appointed principal of Diepkloof Reformatory for African Boys in Johannesburg and became interested in race relations. Alt...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.3 inPublished:January 3, 1996Publisher:Scribner

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ISBN - 10:0684825848

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With a mixture of compassion and despair, this collection of ten short stories by the distinguished author of 'Cry, the Beloved Country' speaks eloquently yet incisively of the injustices of the author's native land, South Africa.