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Paton, Alan

Overview
Works: 424 works in 1,883 publications in 24 languages and 43,720 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Meditations  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, int, spe, nar, Bibliographic antecedent, lec, Compiler, pre, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., wri, Creator, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PR9369.3.P37, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alan Paton
 
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Cry, the beloved country: a story of comfort in desolation by Alan Paton( Book )
582 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 11,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo travels to Johannesburg on an errand for a friend and to visit his son, Absalom, only to learn Absalom has been accused of murdering white city engineer and social activist Arthur Jarvis and stands very little chance of receiving mercy
Too late the phalarope by Alan Paton( Book )
123 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Too Late the Phalarope is the story of a young white South African police lieutenant, idolized in his community, who violates one of the strictest laws of that country governing the relationship between white and black. It is a portrayal of the desperate struggle within himself of a conscience-striken man, a story told with almost unbearable suspense ..." *** "After violating his country's strictest law governing relationships between the races, a young white South African police lieutenant must struggle alone against the censure of the intolerant society that refuses to forgive his crime."
Ah, but your land is beautiful by Alan Paton( Book )
52 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in contemporary South Africa, this novel examines the day-to-day experiences of men and women whose lives reflect the human cost of living under the constraints of apartheid
Cry, the beloved country by Alan Paton( Recording )
73 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elderly Black Anglican priest reveals racial tensions in South Africa when his son is accused of murdering a white man
Tales from a troubled land by Alan Paton( Book )
16 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and German and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten stories dealing with social injustice in South Africa
South African tragedy; the life and times of Jan Hofmeyr by Alan Paton( Book )
8 editions published in 1965 in English and Spanish and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Instrument of thy peace by Alan Paton( Book )
27 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and Japanese and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The long view by Alan Paton( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Swedish and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knocking on the door : shorter writings by Alan Paton( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The land and people of South Africa by Alan Paton( Book )
20 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the land, history, natural resources, industries, government, customs, people, and racial problems of the southernmost country on the African continent
Apartheid and the archbishop: the life and times of Geoffrey Clayton, Archbishop of Cape Town by Alan Paton( Book )
27 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hope for South Africa by Alan Paton( Book )
17 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Save the beloved country by Alan Paton( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan Paton on disinvestment, J. C. Smuts, H. F. Verwoerd, B. J. Vorster, P. W. Botha, Afrikaner nationalism, Afrikaner/South African English relations, Sharpeville, Soweto, Uitenhage, Gatsha Buthelezi and Indaba, Albert Luthuli, Robert Sobukwe, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, the South African church, Rhodesia, United State/South Africa relations, etc
South Africa in transition by Alan Paton( Book )
9 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sponono : a play in three acts by Alan Paton( Book )
12 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Debbie go home : stories by Alan Paton( Book )
56 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in 7 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Go well, my child : November 26, 1985-January 5, 1986, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. by Constance Stuart Larrabee( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cry, the beloved country ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a story of two men, two fathers, one black, one white, drawn together through one father's search for a lost son
Hofmeyr by Alan Paton( Book )
17 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creative suffering: the ripple of hope ( Book )
2 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ālān Bātūn 1903-1988
Alan Paton
Bāytūn, Alan 1903-1988
Paton, Alan Steward 1903-1988
Paton, Alan Stewart
Paton, Alan Stewart 1903-1988
Paton, Alan Stuart 1903-1988
Peṭon, Alen
פטון, אלן
פיטון, אלן 1903-1992
ألان باتون، 1903-1988
باتون، آلان، 1903-1988
باتون، آلان ستيوارت، 1903-1988
አለን ፔተን.
ペイトン, アラン
Languages
English (966)
German (67)
French (59)
Dutch (23)
Swedish (10)
Turkish (9)
Vietnamese (7)
Catalan (7)
Zulu (7)
Spanish (6)
Arabic (5)
Finnish (5)
Japanese (3)
Danish (3)
Amharic (2)
Indonesian (2)
Malay (2)
Tsonga (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Faroese (1)
Norwegian (1)
Serbian (1)
Gujarati (1)
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