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Soweto, under the apricot tree

Author: Nicholas Mhlongo
Publisher: Cape Town : Kwela Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If the apricot trees of Soweto could talk, what stories would they tell? This short story collection provides an imaginative answer as it captures the vibrancy of the township and surrounds. Told with satirical flair, life and death intertwine in these tales where funerals and the ancestors feature strongly; where cemeteries are places to show off a new car and catch up on gossip. Take a seat under the apricot tree  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Mhlongo
ISBN: 0795708386 9780795708381
OCLC Number: 1029240038
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Niq Mhlongo.

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If the apricot trees of Soweto could talk, what stories would they tell? This short story collection provides an imaginative answer as it captures the vibrancy of the township and surrounds. Told with satirical flair, life and death intertwine in these tales where funerals and the ancestors feature strongly; where cemeteries are places to show off a new car and catch up on gossip. Take a seat under the apricot tree and be enthralled by tales both entertaining and thought-provoking.

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