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The Wanderers

The Wanderers

Publisher : Kwela Books
SKU: 9780795710049
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Ruru's father, Phaks, joined the anti-apartheid struggle in exile before she was born but never returned, preferring to stay in Tanzania. Years later, Ruru receives the journals he kept, coming to terms with his mortality. Struck by the parallels with her teenage letters to her late mother, she reads to find out why he never came home.
Ruru's father, Phaks, joined the anti-apartheid struggle in exile before she was born but never returned, preferring to stay in Tanzania. Years later, though he has passed away, Ruru goes in search of signs of his life in his adopted country. She finds it in his widow and his 'pillow books' - journals he kept, coming to terms with his mortality. Struck by the parallels with her teenage letters to her late mother, she reads to find answers to her questions: Who was he? Why did he not return?
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780795710049
Publisher Kwela Books
Contributor By (author) Mphuthumi Ntabeni
Publication Date 2021-07-21
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 352
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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Ruru's father, Phaks, joined the anti-apartheid struggle in exile before she was born but never returned, preferring to stay in Tanzania. Years later, though he has passed away, Ruru goes in search of signs of his life in his adopted country. She finds it in his widow and his 'pillow books' - journals he kept, coming to terms with his mortality. Struck by the parallels with her teenage letters to her late mother, she reads to find answers to her questions: Who was he? Why did he not return?
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780795710049
Publisher Kwela Books
Contributor By (author) Mphuthumi Ntabeni
Publication Date 2021-07-21
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 352
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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