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Impossible Return | Nonfiction

Siona O'Connell


Anger, hurt, loss, rejection … these feelings are familiar to the families who, in the early 1970s, were forced from their homes in Harfield Village in Cape Town’s southern suburbs. Siona O’Connell brings their stories to light. She examines the lost ways of life, the sense of home and belonging. David Brown’s images show what life was like in Harfield before the removals, and his images are echoed by recent photos of the same former residents.  

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Impossible Return | Nonfiction

Author: Siona O'Connell
Category: Nonfiction
ISBN: 9780795708961
Date Released: 30 September 2019
Price (incl. VAT): R 275.00
Format: Soft cover, 160pp

About this author

Siona O'Connell

Siona O'Connell was born in Cape Town and studied at UCT. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in African Studies. O’Connell...