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Embrace

Author: Mark Behr
Publisher: London : Abacus, 2001.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For thirteen-year old Karl De Man, the past is a mostly sunny childhood growing up on game reserves. The future holds the promise of freedom and success; as a student at an exclusive South African music academy for boys, he can nurture his desire to excel. But the present forces Karl to deal with the more urgent concerns presented to a boy on the threshold of manhood - the nature of love and friendship, the arena of
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Behr
ISBN: 0349113009 9780349113005
OCLC Number: 491606174
Description: 726 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Mark Behr.

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* Erotic, passionate coming-of-age novel, set in an exclusive boys' choir school in South Africa.  Read more...

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A sensitive and subtle story THE TIMES Subtle, complex and compassionate ... Behr excels at exploring the grey areas of complicity and understanding, while larger rights and wrongs are playing Read more...

 
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