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Cry, the beloved country

Author: Alan Paton
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [1982], ©1948.
Series: Scribner classics
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned novel about a black man's country under white man's law is a work of searing beauty. The eminent literary critic Lewis Gannett wrote, "We have had many novels from statesmen and reformers, almost all bad; many novels from poets, almost all thin. In Alan Paton's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Paton
ISBN: 0684174731 9780684174730
OCLC Number: 11702823
Description: xix, 283 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Scribner classics
Responsibility: Alan Paton.

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The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned novel about a black man's country under white man's law is a work of searing beauty. The eminent literary critic Lewis Gannett wrote, "We have had many novels from statesmen and reformers, almost all bad; many novels from poets, almost all thin. In Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country the statesman, the poet and the novelist meet in a unique harmony."--Publisher.

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