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Paton, Alan

Overview
Works: 409 works in 1,918 publications in 29 languages and 43,154 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Meditations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, int, spe, nar, Bibliographic antecedent, lec, Compiler, pre, Author in quotations or text abstracts, wri, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator
Classifications: PR9369.3.P37, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Paton
Cry, the beloved country: a story of comfort in desolation by Alan Paton( Book )

614 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 26 languages and held by 11,099 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 )

140 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 3,275 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 )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 2,497 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 )

75 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,042 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 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten stories dealing with social injustice in South Africa
Instrument of thy peace by Alan Paton( Book )

30 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and German and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 1,235 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 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knocking on the door : shorter writings by Alan Paton( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,052 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 882 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 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hope for South Africa by Alan Paton( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Save the beloved country by Alan Paton( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 652 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 )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sponono : a play in three acts by Alan Paton( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debbie go home : stories by Alan Paton( Book )

59 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in 7 languages and held by 441 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 )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cry, the beloved country( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 380 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 )

18 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 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cry, the beloved country: a story of comfort in desolation
Alternative Names
Ālān Bātūn, 1903-1988

Alan Paton

Alan Paton crivain et activiste sud-africain

Alan Paton escritor y activista sudafricano

Alan Paton schrijver

Alan Paton srafrikansk skribent

Alan Paton sdafrikanischer Schriftsteller, Politiker und Apartheid-Gegner

Alan Paton sydafrikansk frfattare

Alan Paton sydafrikansk skribent

Bāytūn, Alan, 1903-1988

Paton, Alan Steward, 1903-1988

Paton, Alan Stewart

Paton, Alan Stewart 1903-1988

Paton, Alan Stuart 1903-1988

Peṭon, Alen

Алън Пейтън

אלן פטון

פטון, אלן

آلان باتون

ألان باتون، 1903-1988

آلن پیتون نویسنده اهل آفریقای جنوبی

باتون، آلان، 1903-1988

باتون، آلان ستيوارت، 1903-1988

አለን ፔተን.

ペイトン, アラン

Languages
English (1,001)

French (76)

German (71)

Dutch (24)

Swedish (10)

Finnish (9)

Turkish (9)

Catalan (8)

Spanish (7)

Zulu (7)

Arabic (5)

Polish (5)

Danish (5)

Italian (4)

Hebrew (4)

Persian (3)

Amharic (2)

Indonesian (2)

Croatian (2)

Malay (2)

Norwegian (2)

Telugu (1)

Tamil (1)

Tsonga (1)

Greek, Modern (1)

Faroese (1)

Slovenian (1)

Serbian (1)

Gujarati (1)

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Too late the phalaropeAh, but your land is beautifulCry, the beloved countryTales from a troubled landSave the beloved countryDebbie go home : storiesAlan Paton : a biography