The Resource Bitter fruit, (ebook)

Bitter fruit, (ebook)

Label
Bitter fruit
Title
Bitter fruit
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Language
eng
Summary
With the publication of Kafka's Curse, Achmat Dangor established himself as an utterly singular voice in South African fiction. His new novel is a clear-eyed, witty, yet deeply serious look at South Africa's political history and its damaging legacy in the lives of those who live there. The last time Silas Ali encountered Lieutenant Du Boise, Silas was locked in the back of a police van and the lieutenant was conducting a vicious assault on Silas's wife, Lydia, in revenge for her husband's participation in Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. When Silas sees Du Boise by chance twenty years later, as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is about to deliver its report, crimes from the past erupt into the present, splintering the Alis' fragile peace. Meanwhile Silas and Lydia's son, Mikey, a thoroughly contemporary young hip-hop lothario, contends in unforeseen ways with his parents' pasts. A harrowing story of a brittle family on the crossroads of history and a fearless skewering of the pieties of revolutionary movements, Bitter Fruit is a cautionary tale of how we do, or do not, address the past's deepest wounds
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1948-
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Dangor, Achmat
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • Conflict of generations
  • Racially mixed people
  • Political activists
  • Married people
  • Rape victims
  • Revenge
Target audience
adult
Label
Bitter fruit, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802199713
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11800803
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11800803
System control number
MWT11800803
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bitter fruit, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802199713
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11800803
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11800803
System control number
MWT11800803
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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