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Red kite in a pale sky, A | Young Adult Fiction

Dianne Hofmeyr


Hanging onto the tree, Lawrence looked on in awe. Who would have believed that the quiet little Umhlatuzana could change from a small stream to this? Things were sweeping past him dipping, plunging, coming up, disappearing again. A dog struggling desperately, a fridge rolling along as if it was as light as a matchbox. A car. Bundles of rags. Were they bodies ? This gripping story tells of a 13-year-old boy who’s home was demolished in the terrible Natal floods of 1987. He survives to return to a devastated area and a ravaged family life . This book was awarded the 1990 Sanlam Gold Prize for Youth Literature.

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Red kite in a pale sky, A | Young Adult Fiction

Author: Dianne Hofmeyr
Category: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 9780624029748
Date Released: 01 October 2006
Price (incl. VAT): R 111.00
Format: Soft Cover

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Dianne Hofmeyr

Dianne Hofmeyr lives in London but grew up on the southern tip of Africa.   She qualified as an art teacher. Journeys with notebook and camera through...