The Resource Child of the river : a novel, Irma Joubert, (electronic resource)

Child of the river : a novel, Irma Joubert, (electronic resource)

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Child of the river : a novel
Title
Child of the river
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Irma Joubert
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Language
eng
Summary
A compelling coming of age story with an unlikely and utterly memorable heroine, Child of the River is a timeless tale of heartbreak and triumph set in South Africa at the dawn of apartheid. Persomi is young, white, and poor, born the middlea child of illiterate sharecroppers on the prosperous Fourie farm in the South African Bushveld. Persomi's world is extraordinarily small. She has never been to the local village and spends her days absorbed in the rhythms of the natural world around her, escaping the brutality and squalor of her family home through the newspapers and books passed down to her from the main house and through her walks in the nearby mountains. Persomi's close relationship with her older brother Gerbrand and her fragile friendship with Boelie Fourie-heir to the Fourie farm and fortune-are her lifeline and her only connection to the outside world. When Gerbrand leaves the farm to fight on the side of the Anglos in WWII and Boelie joins an underground network of Boer nationalists, Persomi's isolated world is blown wide open. But as her very small world falls apart, bigger dreams become open to her-dreams of an education, a profession, a native country that values justice and equality, and of love. As Persomi navigates the changing world around her-the tragedies of war and the devastating racial strife of her homeland-she finally discovers who she truly is, where she belongs, and why her life-and every life-matters
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Midwest
Dewey number
839.3/636
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Sarah Zimmerman
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Thomas Nelson on BrillianceAudio
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adult
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Child of the river : a novel, Irma Joubert, (electronic resource)
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Child of the river : a novel, Irma Joubert, (electronic resource)
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MWT11712565
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (10hr., 43 min.))
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  • online
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sound
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11712565
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