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River in Search of a Sea

Peter Moss

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Paperback. 226 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 5.5in. x 0.7in.This is a hard country. Underlying even the rich veldt of the plateau, with its accentuated colours and over-brilliant skies, is a bedrock that has broken hearts, wills, marriages and lives. Despite its huge spaces, it instills an urge for withdrawal. Its tribes gather within their kraals against nocturnal predators and invasion by other tribes. And the last arrivals, the most powerful tribe of all, has built the biggest and grandest kraals to see them through the eternity of their tenure here. Seven people-four of them Afrikaner and three black-meet in the wastelands south of the Mozambique border to learn of the genocide hatched in South Africas secret laboratories. But there is so much conflict between them that they may never agree on the one chance to reveal those plans to the world at large. Peter Moss draws upon his experience of Tongaland to conceive what might have been had the world known earlier of the human rights abuses that only came to light in the course of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. River in Search of a Sea is his fifth novel. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595413812

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Title: River in Search of a Sea

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This is a hard country. Underlying even the rich veldt of the plateau, with its accentuated colours and over-brilliant skies, is a bedrock that has broken hearts, wills, marriages and lives. Despite its huge spaces, it instills an urge for withdrawal. Its tribes gather within their kraals against nocturnal predators and invasion by other tribes. And the last arrivals, the most powerful tribe of all, has built the biggest and grandest kraals to see them through the eternity of their tenure here. Seven people-four of them Afrikaner and three black-meet in the wastelands south of the Mozambique border to learn of the genocide hatched in South Africa's secret laboratories. But there is so much conflict between them that they may never agree on the one chance to reveal those plans to the world at large.Peter Moss draws upon his experience of Tongaland to conceive what might have been had the world known earlier of the human rights abuses that only came to light in the course of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. River in Search of a Sea is his fifth novel.

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Peter Moss, who lives and writes in Hong Kong, has earned praise for earlier novels, including The Singing Tree (?A little gem??New York Times) and The Age of Elephants (?A graceful, elaborate and dizzying tale of innocents yearning for home??Kirkus Reviews).

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