Flowers of the Nation

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Flowers of the Nation is a novella about self empowerment and taking responsibility. It shatters the myth that impoverishment and blackness go together, showcases the new century’s renaissance man, and provides insight into Aids policy and other issues. In the beautiful Zenaele and her family you will find the compelling reality of today’s South Africa.Sixteen-year-old Zenzele is not prepared to stand by while her father, Sizwe, dies of Aids.

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Flowers of the Nation is a novella about self empowerment and taking responsibility. It shatters the myth that impoverishment and blackness go together, showcases the new century’s renaissance man, and provides insight into Aids policy and other issues. In the beautiful Zenaele and her family you will find the compelling reality of today’s South Africa.Sixteen-year-old Zenzele is not prepared to stand by while her father, Sizwe, dies of Aids. Instead, she and her ten-year-old sister Mpumelelo journey from the townships to an exclusive Pretoria suburb to find their estranged uncle Vusi and ask for his help.

 

Additional information

Date Published

2005

ISBN

9781869140687

Language

English

Publisher

Specifications

Softcover, 13 x 20 cm, 95pp