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The blessed girl

Author: Angela Makholwa
Publisher: Johannesburg : Pan Macmillan South Africa, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When you are accustomed to the finer things in life -- designer shoes, champagne, VIP lounges, exotic holidays abroad, a luxury penthouse, expensive wheels -- what independent young woman in her right mind would want to let them go? Certainly not the beautiful, ambitious and super-streetsmart Bontle Tau, the girl who has used her good looks and winning charm all her life to get exactly what she wants. The lifestyle  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Makholwa
ISBN: 9781770105713 1770105719
OCLC Number: 1013165784
Description: 279 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Angela Makholwa.

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When you are accustomed to the finer things in life - designer shoes, champagne, VIP lounges, exotic holidays abroad, a luxury penthouse, expensive wheels - what independent young woman in her right  Read more...

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"The most exciting new heroine I've read in a very long time" --Katie Fforde

 
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