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Author Name:    WINTER, Colin MAYO, Sheila

Title:   Just People

Publisher:    SPCK, London, 1971, ISBN:281026041 SBN 

Seller ID:   103961

WINTER, Colin. Just People. Illustrated by Sheila Mayo. London : SPCK, 1971. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),1-114. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated brown and white card covers, lettered in black and white. "Thousands of ex-servicemen of the Second World War remember it as the port where their battered ships refitted and they themselves spent a hectic leave. To millions it means the defence agreement made in 1955 between the British and South African governments, the effects of which are still being hotly debated. To Colin Winter it means the multiracial community of Cape Coloureds, Africans, and Europeans, now broken up by "separate development", among which he lived and worked until 1964. This book emerges from his acute observation of the people of Simonstown and his deep affection for them. His unpretentious andhumorous stories capture the everyday human realities of living in South A frica." (from the back cover). Contents : Foreword by Alan Paton; Introduction by the Author; Moonlight and Roses; Where's Ma?; When the Saints Go Marchin' In; The One That Got Away; The Least of My Little Ones; The Throw Back; Birthday Girl; Women in Love; Old Men's Dreams; Yes, Baas; Crime and Punishment; The Yanks Are Comin'; The Plays the Thing; Just People; Epilogue. Very good. 25.00


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