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The scattering

Author: Lauri Kubuitsile
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : Penguin Random House South Africa (Pty) Ltd, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"South-West Africa, 1904: When German colonial authorities issue an extermination order, the Herero are forced to flee ... Tjipuka, a young Herero mother, escapes the massacre with her baby, but is captured and put to work in the death camps in Lüderitz. ... The Transvaal, 1899: ... [Riette] is forced into marriage with an older neighbour. When he is taken captive and their farm is set ablaze during the Second  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauri Kubuitsile
ISBN: 9781485903079 1485903076
OCLC Number: 947149874
Notes: "A Novel"--Cover.
Description: 293 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lauri Kubuitsile.

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Against the backdrop of southern Africa's colonial wars at the dawn of the twentieth century, The Scattering traces the fates of two remarkable women whose paths cross after each has suffered the  Read more...

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