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Published by Kwela, [Distributed by] Thorold"s Africana Books in Cape Town, Johannesburg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women slaves -- South Africa -- Fiction.,
  • Women prisoners -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementYvette Christiansë.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H7286 U63 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination350 p. ;
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16521586M
ISBN 100795702582
ISBN 109780795702587
LC Control Number2007492156

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