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The Shouting in the Dark : And Other Southern Writing.

Author: Elleke Boehmer
Publisher: Perth : UWA Publishing, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Late at night Ella watches her elderly father on the veranda, raging at the South African night sky. Caught between her mother's longing for her lost Dutch home, and her father's shattering wartime experiences in the Indian Ocean, Ella fights hard to understand where she fits into their lives and how to belong in a divided country. Her one secret joy is her growing love for the African gardener, Phineas. Years  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boehmer, Elleke.
Shouting in the Dark : And Other Southern Writing.
Perth : UWA Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elleke Boehmer
ISBN: 9781760800635 1760800635
OCLC Number: 1104083125
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; The Shouting in the Dark; Sheet; African Shield; Monsters; Verandah; Sleep; Bear; Flights; Homeland; Dahlia Bed; Death; Passions; Parsley; Bonfire; Poort; Canada; Zigzag; Other Southern Writings; Writing Migrant Lives in the South: A Conversation; In Rio; A Day Trip to the Dias Cross; The Other Side of the World and a Piece of Home; Katherine Mansfield's Bones; Afterword; Notes

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Late at night Ella watches her elderly father on the veranda, raging at the South African night sky. Caught between her mother's longing for her lost Dutch home, and her father's shattering wartime experiences in the Indian Ocean, Ella fights hard to understand where she fits into their lives and how to belong in a divided country. Her one secret joy is her growing love for the African gardener, Phineas. Years later, seeking political refuge in Europe, Ella discovers her father never registered her birth. Now she must confront her father's ghosts, and create a future for herself. The Shouting i.

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