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Cry, the beloved country

Author: Alan Paton
Publisher: New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction : Simon & Schuster, 1995, ©1948.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner pbk. Fiction edView all editions and formats
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Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed faith in the dignity of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paton, Alan.
Cry, the beloved country.
New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction : Simon & Schuster, 1995, ©1948
(OCoLC)679863041
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Paton
ISBN: 0684818949 9780684818948
OCLC Number: 39783280
Description: 316 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alan Paton.

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Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed faith in the dignity of mankind. Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic tale, passionately African, timeless and universal, and beyond all, selfless.

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