Waiting for the Rain: A Novel of South Africa ebook
by Sheila Gordon
Waiting for the Rain is a young adult novel by South African-born American writer Sheila Gordon, first published in 1987. It tells the story of two boys, one black and one white, growing up on a farm in South Africa during apartheid.
Waiting for the Rain is a young adult novel by South African-born American writer Sheila Gordon, first published in 1987. As the boys mature, their friendship dissipates because the black boy seeks political equality while the white boy wants everything to stay the same.
New York : Bantam Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Chronicles nine years in the lives of two South African youths-one black, one white-as their friendship ends in a violent confrontation between student and soldier. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana.
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WAITING FOR THE RAIN A Novel of South Africa. 'A Novel of South Africa'' is the subtitle. One could add, ''for American Students,'' so obviously destined is this book for the American market. 214 pp. New York: Orchard Books/Franklin Watts. Ages 12 and up). THIS well-written and carefully constructed novel tells the story of two friends who grow up separate but never equal in an increasingly turbulent South Africa. South African terms give way to American ones: mealies to corn, cross to mad and so forth. Glosses are supplied everywhere. There are, in addition, some serious discrepancies for the knowledgeable reader.
Пользовательский отзыв - Carol C - Goodreads. This would be a good introduction to apartheid for a high school student.
Frikkie and Tengo have been friends since childhood. Frikkie is a white, landowner's nephew. Tengo is black and works on Frikkie's uncle's farm. Tengo hasdreams of freedom, and soon the two friends are torn by the dictates of SouthAfrican apartheid. Результаты поиска по книге. Результаты 1 – 3 из 47. Стр. 32 He sat down at the kitchen table, and she gave him a mug of tea and a plate of sandwiches. Пользовательский отзыв - Carol C - Goodreads.
A novel about South Africa, sure to give American readers an understanding of the conflicts of the country
A novel about South Africa, sure to give American readers an understanding of the conflicts of the country. because waiting is like hoping and the rain is a change from hot sunny, dry days. Waiting for the Rain" takes place on a South African veld and in the town of Johannesburg. The book takes place in the early 1900's. Three quarters of the book takes place in Johannesburg, and one quarter on the Oom Koo's farm.
Waiting for the rain. a novel of South Africa.
Waiting for the Rain is a novel of South Africa by writer Sheila Gordon. In this novel, the main character is Tengo, a young black boy who grows up on a farm owned by a white family. Tengo is friends with the young nephew of the farmer, but as the two boys grow older Tengo becomes aware of differences in the way he and the nephew are treated. Tengo begins to read and to become educated, causing these differences to become more and more evident. Finally, Tengo finds himself embroiled in the student revolution taking place against the white government and face to face with his old friend.
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