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July's People

ISBN13: 9780140061406
ISBN: 0140061401
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $14.0
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
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Pages: 176
Average Goodreads rating: 3.53/5 (5550 ratings)

For years, it had been what is called a “deteriorating situation.” Now all over South Africa the cities are battlegrounds. The members of the Smales family—liberal whites—are rescued from the terror by their servant, July, who leads them to refuge in his village. What happens to the Smaleses and to July—the shifts in character and relationships—gives us an unforgettable look into the terrifying, tacit understandings and misunderstandings between blacks and whites.

Nadine Gordimer was a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature