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1869005252 / 9781869005252
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South Africa
140 x 216 mm, 117 grams 92 pages, black & white illustrations
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Four retired South African nurses have written this collection of stories and articles.

They include settings of growing up in a township in pre-democratic South Africa; and a peaceful valley where one of the authors grew up.

Interwoven in the stories are cultural practices such as a Khosa boy's circumcision ceremony; ukwemula - the girls' twenty-first ceremony; and the process of eight stages in a traditional Zulu wedding ceremony.


DQ Anthologies (non-poetry)

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