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'Cry, The Beloved Country,' And Nelson Mandela

Saturday, December 07, 2013

The novel published in 1948, months before apartheid was made law in South Africa, gives a haunting image of a truly divided society. Writer Kevin Roose says Cry, The Beloved Country, by white South African writer Alan Paton, paints a picture of the world Nelson Mandela grew up in.

Source: NPR

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