The House On Sugarbush Road

September 1, 2012|
The House On Sugarbush Road by Meira Cook
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WINNER of the 2013 McNally Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year 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, their domestic servant of more than thirty years. Cook's intimately interconnected and finely drawn characters are white, black, rich, poor, beautiful, ugly, old and young; they are also hustlers, do-gooders, petty criminals and sensualists, heading towards dramatic explosions both inevitable and unexpected.
Méira Cook was born in Johannesburg and worked as a journalist in South Africa. Since coming to Canada, she has published widely as a poet, and won the CBC Literary Award for poetry in 2006. Cook lives in Winnipeg.
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Title:The House On Sugarbush RoadFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:312 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1.06 inShipping dimensions:312 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1.06 inPublished:September 1, 2012Publisher:Great Plains PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926531302

ISBN - 13:9781926531304

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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