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Cry, the beloved country

Author: Alan Paton
Publisher: New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction : Simon & Schuster, 1995, ©1948.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Print version:
Paton, Alan.
Cry, the beloved country.
New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction : Simon & Schuster, 1995, ©1948
(DLC) 86009674
(OCoLC)39783280
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Paton
OCLC Number: 679863041
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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