Sale kahle, District Six | Biography: Historical, Political & Military
Nomvuyo Ngcelwane grew up in Cross Street, in the heart of the legendary District Six. In this absorbing autobiography, she describes African family life in Cross Street with great warmth, humour and heart. She documents, probably for the first time, the lives of the African families in the District in the period preceding the sixties.
Of particular interest are the sections dealing with sport, entertainment and religion. The reader is invited into a world where traditional practices happily co-exist with Christian belief, and where a tight-knit community creates its own support structures and tries to maintain its values.