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Skyline

A young girls coming of age as she meets and befriends African refugees who have fled war and economic ruin in search of peace life in a newly democratic South Africa. Set in Long Street Cape Town. Poignant, beautiful, evocative.

A run-down block of flats in central Cape Town, home to refugees and illegal immigrants, becomes a young girls gallery of self-discovery in this moving story of the emotional carnage caused by Africas civil wars. Drug dealers from Nigeria, Zimbabwean wire-workers, immigrants from Rwanda and Sudan, a Mozambican refugee all seeking the peace of a newly democratic South Africa bear down on her fragile world, then scoop her up into theirs. Skyline is an unflinching look at one girls coming of age in the colourful and violent streets of a city waking up to the rest of Africa.
Author:
Patricia Schonstein-Pinnock
Format:
Paperback

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A young girls coming of age as she meets and befriends African refugees who have fled war and economic ruin in search of peace life in a newly democratic South Africa. Set in Long Street Cape Town. Poignant, beautiful, evocative.

A run-down block of flats in central Cape Town, home to refugees and illegal immigrants, becomes a young girls gallery of self-discovery in this moving story of the emotional carnage caused by Africas civil wars. Drug dealers from Nigeria, Zimbabwean wire-workers, immigrants from Rwanda and Sudan, a Mozambican refugee all seeking the peace of a newly democratic South Africa bear down on her fragile world, then scoop her up into theirs. Skyline is an unflinching look at one girls coming of age in the colourful and violent streets of a city waking up to the rest of Africa.

Product details

Author:
Patricia Schonstein-Pinnock
Publisher:
African Sun Press
Imprint:
African Sun Press
ISBN:
9781874915133
Audience:
General
Pages:
-

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