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Richard Rive : a partial biography

Author: Shaun Viljoen
Publisher: Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covering the years 1930-1990, explores the life and times of the South African literary figure, a poor District Six kid who let the world know where he came from, what he stood for, and where he was headed before he was murdered.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard Rive; Richard Rive
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shaun Viljoen
ISBN: 9781868147434 1868147436 9781868147441 1868147444
OCLC Number: 859524456
Description: xxix, 258 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. List of Photographs. 1930-1960. 1960-1970. 1970-1980. 1980- 1990. Addenda. Short Chronology. List of Interviewees.
Responsibility: Shaun Viljoen.
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Richard Moore Rive (1930-1989) was a writer, scholar, literary critic and college teacher in Cape Town, South Africa. He is best known for his short stories written in the late 1950s and for his  Read more...

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