"Bellringer" is a football term used to describe a player that attacks, hits, intimidates, but respects, and shows sportsmanship, to players on an opposing team. Jerry Pitts, was given this nickname by his college coach. It summarizes his life on and off the arena of athletics. However, this is not just book about sports, it also tell the story of how many people shaped a life, the success and failures over a lifetime, and the many times that the Hand of God was directly involved in preventing
He is as stone-cold sane as ever. Only his late mother prefers Him to be in a mental hospital, fooling society that he murdered his stepmother and fooling psychiatrists that he needs demeaning doses of antipsychotic drugs and otherwise 'looked after' at the age of seventy-six.
As a young man, Roald Dahl's adventures took him from London to East Africa, until the Second World War began and he became a RAF pilot. This title features stories of whizzing through the air in a Tiger Moth Plane, encounters with deadly green mambas and hungry lions, and the terrible crash that led him to storytelling.
Die geliefde en gevierde kortverhaalskrywer Hennie Aucamp is op 21 Maart 2014, slegs twee maande na sy 80ste verjaardag oorlede. In hierdie herinneringsboek word verskillende fasette van sy lewe deur familie, vriende en medeskrywers belig.
Richard Moore Rive (1930-1989) was a writer, scholar, literary critic and college teacher in Cape Town, South Africa. He is best known for his short stories written in the late 1950s and for his second novel, `Buckingham Palace', District Six, in which he depicted the well known cosmopolitan area of District Six, where he grew up.
When Chabani Manganyi published the first edition of selected letters twenty-five years ago as a companion volume to Exiles and Homecomings: A Biography of Es'kia Mphahlele, the idea of Mphahlele's death was remote and poetic.
The autobiography by A S Mopeli-Paulus, author of the best-selling Blanket Boy's Moon and of its equally prestigious follow-up, Turn to the Dark. Although substantial excerpts were published in Drum magazine at the time of composition in the mid-1950s, this is the first appearance of the complete text.