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Cry, the beloved country; a story of comport in desolation

First published in 1948, this classic novel about South Africa revolves around a Zulu clergyman, his son and a wealthy white landowner.

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  • "First published in 1948, this classic novel about South Africa revolves around a Zulu clergyman, his son and a wealthy white landowner."@en
  • "A cloth bag containing ten copies of the title, that may also include miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders."
  • "This is a story of two men, two fathers, one black, one white, drawn together through one father's search for a lost son."@en
  • "This is a tale of South Africa with a deep affection for the land and its people. Paton tells the story of a black country parson whose son is condemned to hang for the murder of a white man."@en
  • "The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned novel about a black man's country under white man's law is a work of searing beauty. The eminent literary critic Lewis Gannett wrote, "We have had many novels from statesmen and reformers, almost all bad; many novels from poets, almost all thin. In Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country the statesman, the poet and the novelist meet in a unique harmony."--Publisher."@en
  • "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."
  • "First edition [library copy] of Paton's classic novel."@en
  • "Reverend Stephen Kumolo travels to Johannesburg to search for his sister Gertrude and his delinquent son, Absalom, a search that takes him through a labyrinth of crime, degradation and desperation. The novel ends on a positive note with Jarvi's determination to rise above tragedy by helping the poor black community."
  • "The murder of a white industrialist by the son of a Zulu parson catalyzes a new understanding of the tropical race problem."@en
  • "Set in the troubled South Africa of the 1940s, this is the deeply moving story of a Zulu pastor, his son, and a land and a people riven by racial injustice."
  • "Novel about a black man's country under white man's law. The story of a Zulu pastor and his son set against he background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice."@en
  • "Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed faith in the dignity of mankind. Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic tale, passionately African, timeless and universal, and beyond all, selfless."@en
  • "Set in South Africa in the late '40's, this is the story of a parson's search for his son -- a search that is an intense and personal tragedy."@en
  • "Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned novel about a black man's country under white man's law is a work of searing beauty. The eminent literary critic Lewis Gannett wrote, "We have had many novels from statesmen and reformers, almost all bad; many novels from poets, almost all thin. In Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country the statesman, the poet and the novelist meet in a unique harmony." Cry, the Beloved Country 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 lyricism, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance, born of the dignity of man."@en
  • "THE DEEPLY MOVING STORY OF A ZULU PASTOR AND HIS SON, SET AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF A LAND AND A PEOPLE RIVEN BY RACIAL INJUSTICE."@en
  • "Een felle aanklacht tegen de blanke inwoners van Zuid-Afrika die hun machtspositie ten op zichte van de gekleurde rassen trachten te handhaven door ergerlijke onderdrukking."
  • "A novel depicting the racial ferment in the beautiful country of South Africa in 1948."@en
  • "Accused of murdering a white man, a young black man in South Africa is helped by his minister father and by a white attorney, but the racial problems of the country prevent justice from being done."@en
  • "Novel about a black man's country under white man's law."@en
  • "Two fathers come to terms with personal loss and the emotional scars inflicted on South Africa during the era of apartheid."@en
  • "Two fathers come to terms with personal loss and the emotional scars inflicted on South Africa during the era of apartheid."
  • "As Kumalo searches for his son Absalom, in the city of Johannesburg, the character of South Africa is revealed."@en
  • "A Zulu country parson comes to Johannesburg to find that the environment has forced his sister to become a prostitute and his son a murderer."@en
  • "Een felle aanklacht tegen de blanke inwoners van Zuid-Afrika, die op enkele uitzonderingen na hun machtspositie ten opzichte van de gekleurde rassen trachten te handhaven door een ergerlijke onderdrukking van de oorspronkelijke bewoners."
  • ""Stephen Kumalo, a church minister, receives a letter that changes his life. He must leave his village and travel to the city of Johannesburg, where his sister is ill and his son is lost. He has never been so far from home, and he is worried about what he will find there - but the situation is much worse than the could have imagined." - back cover."
  • ""Stephen Kumalo, a church minister, receives a letter that changes his life. He must leave his village and travel to the city of Johannesburg, where his sister is ill and his son is lost. He has never been so far from home, and he is worried about what he wil find there - but the situation is much worse than the could have imagined." - back cover."
  • "Een felle aanklacht tegen de blanke inwoners van Zuid-Afrika, die op enkele uitzonderingen na, hun machtspositie ten opzichte van de gekleurde rassen trachten te handhaven door een ergerlijke onderdrukking van de oorspronkelijke bewoners."
  • "An elderly Black Anglican priest reveals racial tensions in South Africa when his son is accused of murdering a white man."@en
  • "Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo travels to Johannesburg on an errand for a friend and to visit his son, Absalom, only to learn Absalom has been accused of murdering white city engineer and social activist Arthur Jarvis and stands very little chance of receiving mercy."@en
  • "First published in 1948, it is a story about a black man's country under white man's law."
  • "An Oprah Book Club selection, Cry, the Beloved Country, the most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, was an immediate worldwide bestseller in 1948. Alan Paton's impassioned novel about a black man's country under white man's law is a work of searing beauty. Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much. The eminent literary critic Lewis Gannett wrote, "We have had many novels from statesmen and reformers, almost all bad; many novels from poets, almost all thin. In Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country the statesman, the poet and the novelist meet in a unique harmony." Cry, the Beloved Country 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 lyricism, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance, born of the dignity of man."@en
  • "Accused of murdering a white man, a young black man in South Africa is helped by his minister uncle and by a white attorney, but the racial problems of the country prevent justice being done."@en

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