Zebra Crossing

Zebra Crossing

Book - 2013
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On the eve of the world cup, Chipo and her brother flee to Cape Town, hoping for a better life and to share in the excitement of the greatest sporying event ever to take place in Africa. But the Mother City's infamous Long Street is a dangerous place for an illegal immigrant and an albino.
Publisher: London : OneWorld, ©2013
ISBN: 9781780744308
Branch Call Number: VANDERM
Characteristics: 205 pages ; 22 cm

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Jul 01, 2014

Quite a sad little book ... Having an African connection myself, I enjoyed this story of Chipo's struggle to adapt to life as an unwelcome Zimbabwean migrant worker in South Africa, and the hostile reception and treatment meted out to her and others in a similar position.

ChristchurchLib May 18, 2014

"The eve of 2010 World Cup and a brother and sister flee to Cape Town but find it's a dangerous place for an illegal immigrant and an albino." Fiction A to Z May 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/96117fb3-f773-4ebe-a30e-0933ee1fb11f?postId=88caf547-9d7c-4692-932a-8cbe7ef5fe90

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