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Cry, the beloved country

Author: Alan Paton
Publisher: New York : Collier Books, 1987, ©1948.
Series: A Scribner classic
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner classic/Collier edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1948, Cry, the Beloved Country stands as the single most important novel in twentieth century South African literature. A work of searing beauty, it is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its contemporaneity, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paton, Alan.
Cry, the beloved country.
New York : Collier Books, 1987, ©1948
(OCoLC)747303063
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Paton
ISBN: 0020532105 9780020532101
OCLC Number: 13497998
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : C. Scribner's and Sons, 1948.
Description: xxvii, 283 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: A Scribner classic
Responsibility: by Alan Paton ; with an introduction by Edward Callan.

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First published in 1948, Cry, the Beloved Country stands as the single most important novel in twentieth century South African literature. A work of searing beauty, it is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its contemporaneity, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and dendurance, born of the dignity of man.

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