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BOTHA, Danila. Got No Secrets. Stories. (Toronto, Ontario): Tightrope Books, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (8),-141,(3). Small 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers with red and white lettering to front cover and spine. Thefirst collection of short stories by the South-African born student studyi ng in Halifax. "A South African copywriter is transplanted to the urban jungle of Manhattan. A recovering rape victim tries to resume a normal life. AToronto nurse cuts herself to fill her emptiness. In 'Got No Secrets', Dan ila Botha takes us into the private lives of twelve different women, with only one question in mind. What if these women were you? From addition to abuse, from childhood to suicide, from Hillbrow, Johannesburg, to downtown Toronto, Botha's prose is compassionate, provocative, often funny, and alwaysfearless. This debut collection of stories introduces a startling and orig inal new voice that owes as much to Black Flag and Bikini Kill as it does to J.D. Salinger and Heather O'Neill." - from rear. Includes the following stories: "Paradox"; "Jesus was a Punk Rocker"; "A Tiny Thud"; "Don't Talk Junk"; "Smacked"; "Heroin Heights"; "The Apple Falls Far From the Tree"; "Just, Quietly, Do It"; "My So-Called Date"; "Lucky"; "The Pregnant Man"; "JustFriends". Very good. Signed without inscription by Botha on the half-title page. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00
Title: Got No Secrets. First Edition Paperback, Signed.
Publisher: Tightrope Books, Toronto, Ontario, 2010, ISBN:9781926639086:
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