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Author Malan, Rian.
Title The lion sleeps tonight : and other stories of Africa / Rian Malan.
Published New York : Grove Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  DT1971 .M349 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 317 p. ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Contents Politics: The last Afrikaner ; Invictus ; Season of the leopard ; Report from Planet Mbeki -- Culture: In the jungle ; The beautiful and the damned ; Great white hyena ; Jewish blues in darkest Africa -- Disease: The body count ; Among the AIDS fanatics -- Truth: A truth of sorts ; The Queen ; A question of spin -- Light: The apocalypse that wasn't ; The People's Republic of Yeoville -- Darkness: House for sale in doomed country ; Ugly scenes in Boer provence ; Nemesis ; Messiah of the potato fields -- Mutations: Did you hear the one about Apartheid? ; Those fabulous Alcock boys.
Summary A chronicle of South Africa's halting, sometimes violent, steps and missteps, taken as blacks and whites try to build a new country.
Subject South Africa -- History -- 1994-
Post-apartheid era -- South Africa.
ISBN 0802119905
OCLC number 730414367