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Debbie Go Home

Debbie Go Home

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Published On
1965
ISBN
0140022988
ISBN13
9780140022988
Short stories set in the South Africa of Alan Paton's "Cry The Beloved Country"
Stories:
Debbie Go Home; Ha'penny; The Divided House; Life for a Life;
Death of a Tsotsi; The Worst Thing of his Life; The Waste Land; A Drink in the Passage; Sponono; The Elephant-Shooter

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Alan Stewart Paton was born and educated in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. He started his career by teaching at a school in Ixopo where he met and married his first wife. The dramatic career change to director of a reformatory for black youths at Diepkloof, near Johannesburg, had a profound effect on his thinking. The publication of Cry, The Beloved Country (1948) made him one of South Africa's best known writers. It is a searing account of the inhumanity of apartheid told in a lyrical voice ...more