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Going Back to Say Goodbye | General Fiction

Kenneth de Kok

In this finely observed memoir, Kenneth de Kok writes tenderly yet humorously about the relationship between fathers and sons, about family life, and about childhood. The work unearths the physical and psychic landscape of Stilfontein, a small mining community in the Western Transvaal, in the 1950s. The narrator gives voice to his own secret pleasures and fears, while vividly recreating the topography that dominates his world.
A sensitive and rare account of the hierarchies, privileges and prejudices of white mining experience, as seen through the eyes of a boy.

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Going Back to Say Goodbye | General Fiction


Author: Kenneth de Kok
Category: General Fiction
ISBN: 9780795707841
Date Released: 25 July 2016
Price (incl. VAT): R 195.00
Format: Soft cover, 144pp

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Kenneth de Kok


Kenneth de Kok was born in Johannesburg in 1949 and spent his boyhood in Stilfontein, a gold-mining town in the Western Transvaal (now North West Province). He...

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