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Cry, the Beloved Country

Cry, the Beloved Country

ISBN: 9780743262170

Title: Cry, the Beloved Country

Author: Alan Paton

KDL Description:

September 2003
A novel depicting the racial ferment in the beautiful country of South Africa in 1948.

Amazon Description:

Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters’ situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed faith in the dignity of mankind. Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic tale, passionately African, timeless and universal, and beyond all, selfless.