Cry, the beloved country / by Alan Paton.

By: Paton, AlanMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Vintage classicsPublisher: London : Vintage Books, 2002Copyright date: 1987Description: 240 pages ; 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780099766810 (paperback)Subject(s): Race relations -- Fiction | Apartheid -- Fiction | South Africa -- FictionGenre/Form: Political fiction. | Political fiction | Fiction. | Political fiction. Additional physical formats: Online version:: Cry, the beloved country.Summary: First published in 1948, Cry, the Beloved Country stands as the single most important novel in twentieth century South African literature. A work of searing beauty, it is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its contemporaneity, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and dendurance, born of the dignity of man
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : C. Scribner's and Sons, 1948

First published in 1948, Cry, the Beloved Country stands as the single most important novel in twentieth century South African literature. A work of searing beauty, it is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its contemporaneity, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and dendurance, born of the dignity of man