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A quilt of dreams

Author: Patricia Schonstein
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in Grahamstown, South Africa, during the 1990s at the height of political unrest and opposition to apartheid, this is the bittersweet story of two people whose lives intertwine without them knowing each other - one a heavy-drinking white man and the other the young daughter of a black activist. Reuben Cohen van Tonder's battle with unresolved grief and his search for hidden peace, and Vita Mbuli's innocent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erotic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schonstein, Patricia.
Quilt of dreams.
London : Bantam, 2006
(OCoLC)607831858
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Schonstein
ISBN: 0593055314 9780593055311
OCLC Number: 62760994
Description: 315 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Patricia Schonstein.

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