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    Going back to say goodbye

    ISBN: 9780795707841
    Format: paperback
    Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. A Row of Bluegums is a sensitively written memoir about fathers and sons and, importantly, about growing up.
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    In this novel Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. It's a world of Post Toasties, chickenpox, pellet guns and catties - a universe populated by siblings and grown-ups, by Grandma and Grandpa. It's a memoir about fathers and sons and growing up.

    In this novel Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. It's a world of Post Toasties, chickenpox, pellet guns and catties - a universe populated by siblings and grown-ups, by Grandma and Grandpa. It's a memoir about fathers and sons and growing up.

    Products specifications
    ISBN13 9780795707841
    Sub-Title A boyhood on the mine
    Contributor De Kok, Kenneth
    Language English
    Format paperback
    Height 198
    Width 130
    Imprint Kwela Books
    Publisher Kwela Books
    Publication Date 2016-07-25
    Author Biography Kenneth de Kok was born in Johannesburg in 1949 and grew up in Stilfontein, a gold-mining town in the Western Transvaal (now North West Province). He studied law and politics at the University of the Witwatersrand, lived in the UK and the Netherlands and moved to Canada in 1978. Kenneth is married to poet Carolyn Smart. They have three sons.
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