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Warman, Janice

The World Beneath

(3) YA Joshua, a black boy in 1970s South Africa whose mother serves a white family, tries to follow the norms of his time. He is deferential to whites and wary of police, but when apartheid brings violence to his doorstep and his family, he joins the rising struggle for freedom. This affectingly told coming-of-age story explores the personal, familial, and social impacts of apartheid. Author's note appended. Glos.


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