Far-Off Place, A

by Laurens Van Der Post | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0156301989 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 12/24/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Thursday, December 24, 2009
from http://www.ratical.org/many_worlds/LvdP/works.html#FOP

van der Post's tale follows young Nonnie and François and their Bushmen companions, Xhabbo and his wife Nuin-Tara, as they confront a thousand miles of the Kalahari Desert -- their only hope of safety lying on the other side. Nor Nonnie and François, both on the brink of adulthood, the trip becomes a pilgrimage of self-discovery as well as an unparalleled adventure.
A gripping novel in its own right and the stunning conclusion to the narrative begun in A Story Like the Wind, A Far Off Place offers a fascinating glimpse into the legendary Africa of Laurens van der Post's own childhood -- an Africa now vanished.

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Goodwill in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Friday, January 01, 2010

Released 9 yrs ago (12/31/2009 UTC) at Goodwill in Honolulu, Hawaii USA

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Donated at the Beretania Street store. Released for my D for December release challenge.

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