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The cry of Winnie Mandela : a novel

Author: Njabulo S Ndebele
Publisher: Johannesburg, South Africa : Picador Africa, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Rev. ed. with new contentView all editions and formats
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"The author portrays four women whose lives have been spent waiting for their men to return, like Odysseus' Penelope. They question themselves and each other about why they waited and what this waiting did to them. This leads them to imaginary conversations with Winnie Mandela, the most famous of the South African women who waited."--Internet.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Winnie Mandela; Winnie Mandela
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Njabulo S Ndebele
ISBN: 9781770103085 1770103082
OCLC Number: 857975803
Notes: "This revised edition includes an Introduction by the author as well as articles on the novel that can be used to reflect on and explore the story further."--Back cover.
Description: xl, 296 ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Njabulo S. Ndebele.

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The life story of Winnie Mandela remains one of the great dramas of our times, an ongoing tale of triumphs and tragedies that is still unfolding. In the Cry of Winnie Mandela, a highly acclaimed  Read more...

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'[A work of] extraordinary originality and imaginative power.' - Nadine Gordimer

 
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