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    Born a crime

    R240,00
    Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist.

    Nobody's business

    R155,00
    In 2003, Thabo Jijana's father was gunned down in a scrap between rival taxi associations who had been forced to operate from a single rank.

    Elephant dawn

    R210,00
    Powerful and moving, this is the truly unforgettable story of one womanÆs life-changing relationship with the remarkable Presidential Elephants of Zimbabwe, a celebrated clan of wild, free-roaming elephants who now face the very real threat of being poached to extinction for their ivory.

    Ballerina Dreams

    R110,00
    At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of the dancer she once saw, and decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. This book tells her story.

    Confluence

    R235,00
    Each River is unique, winding a course through a valley of its own making. But at a confluence rivers meet, each taking on the strength of the other as they join forces and head towards the sea. Confluence tells the story of Piers Cruickshanks and Siseko Ntondini, two men from different backgrounds who formed an unlikely partnership.

    Switched at birth

    R190,00
    In 1990 two South African mothers were faced with an impossible choice. Should they surrender the child they had lovingly raised in order to get back the baby they had given birth to? Megs Clinton-Parker and Sandy Dawkins chose nurture over nature, simply unable to give up their two-year-old sons who were switched at birth at an East Rand hospital.

    The Boy in the Book

    R129,00
    One Man's adventure in search of a lost childhood

    Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

    R149,00
    The extraordinary life story of the man described as 'the world's greatest living explorer' by the Guinness Book of Records

    8115

    R175,00
    Using this unassuming house as the setting, 8115: A Prisoner's Home collects some of Kumalo's most historically important and beautiful images of the Mandela family and their home, giving us a unique insight into the life of the family who would have a profound effect on South Africa's political landscape.

    A Lion Called Christian

    R175,00
    In 2008, a YouTube clip became an internet phenomenon. It showed the emotional reunion of two young men and their pet lion, Christian, after they had left him in Africa to be introduced into his rightful home in the wild. This title tells their story, accompanied by photographs.

    Love Without Limits: A Remarkable Story of True Love Conquering All

    R165,00
    Remarkable story of true love conquering all

    The John Lennon Letters

    R129,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, now available in paperback.

    The Name of God is Mercy

    R170,00

    Transit to heaven

    R125,00
    A devout, educated and faithful Muslim, Salma Said Ali testifies to a series of revelations and wonders she witnessed that introduced Jesus Christ to her life. Transit to Heaven is the fascinating account of SalmaÆs journey to Christianity and offers insight into the life of a Muslim woman honestly seeking God.

    East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    R150,00
    A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history