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The Jack Bank

A Memoir of a South African Childhood

The Jack Bank( )
Author: Retief, Glen
ISBN:978-1-4299-6008-3
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

An extraordinary, literary memoir from a gay white South African, coming of age at the end of apartheid in the late 1970s. Glen Retief's childhood was at once recognizably ordinary--and brutally unusual.

Raised in the middle of a game preserve where his father worked, Retief's warm nuclear family was a preserve of its own, against chaotic forces just outside its borders: a childhood friend whose uncle led a death squad, while his cultured grandfather quoted Shakespeare at...
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