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McCall Publishing Company, 1971 - South Africa - 127 pages
Margaret Cadmore, an orphaned Masarwa girl, comes to Dilepe to teach, only to discover that in this remote Botswana village her own people are treated as outcasts. In the love story and intrigue that follows, Bessie Head brilliantly combines a portrait of loneliness with a rich affirmation of the mystery and spirituality of life.

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User Review  - rmckeown - LibraryThing

I recently reviewed the great Alice Walker novel, Temple of my Familiar. In this novel, she mentions an African writer Bessie Head. Most of the time, books and authors mentioned in novels are as ... Read full review

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This short novel takes the reader into the remote village of Dilepe in Botswana, where racial prejudice is rife and people have difficulty accepting a young Masarwa – considered the lowest group of ... Read full review


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