The Resource Star of the morning, Pamela Jooste

Star of the morning, Pamela Jooste

Label
Star of the morning
Title
Star of the morning
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Jooste
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born on the wrong side of the racial divide in apartheid-torn Cape Town, young sisters Ruby and Rose exist in a world where they are not welcome. As part of the Cape Coloured community they are considered socially inferior, yet even within their own social group the sisters live down the poor end of town. Their father was killed when they were very small, so when their mother dies after a protracted illness Ruby and Rose’s fate falls into the hands of Aunt Olive. Ruby knows without being told that their aunt’s home will not be opened up to them - charity does not extend to the poor relations who would cast a smudge on such a respectable house. Aunt Olive condemns her nieces to the local orphanage, relieving her conscience with monthly invitations to Sunday lunch." "In the orphanage the girls grow up sheltered from a divided world that they do not yet fully understand, but the day approaches when Ruby and Rose must forge their own paths in life and confront the lessons that apartheid enforces."--BOOK JACKET
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Literary form
fiction
Star of the morning, Pamela Jooste
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Star of the morning, Pamela Jooste
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
468144
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780385610902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) NP468144

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