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Always another country : a memoir of exile and home

Author: Sisonke Msimang
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : Text Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sisonke Msimang was born in exile, the daughter of South African freedom fighters. This is the story of her journey from Africa to America and back again, then on to a new home in Australia. Frank, fierce and insightful, she reflects candidly on growing up an outsider, the naive, heady euphoria of returning at last to her parents' homeland -- and her disillusionment with present-day South Africa and its new elites.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Sisonke Msimang
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sisonke Msimang
ISBN: 9781925603798 1925603792 9781925626773 1925626776
OCLC Number: 1041853627
Notes: Originally published: Cape Town, South Africa : Jonathan Bell Publishers, 2017.
Awards: Commended for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-fiction 2019 (Australia)
Short-listed for Multicultural NSW Award, NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2019 (Australia)
Description: 312 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sisonke Msimang.

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Sisonke Msimang was born in exile, the daughter of South African freedom fighters. This is the story of her journey from Africa to America and back again, then on to a new home in Australia. Frank, fierce and insightful, she reflects candidly on growing up an outsider, the naive, heady euphoria of returning at last to her parents' homeland -- and her disillusionment with present-day South Africa and its new elites.

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