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People Like Ourselves By Pamela Jooste

People Like Ourselves
by Pamela Jooste

Julia belongs to the inner circle of Johannesburg high society. But in the New South Africa, things have changed. Julia's husband, Douglas, is a serial adulterer and is no longer willing to pay for the small luxuries she has always enjoyed. Now, Douglas' ex-wife has announced her intention of coming to visit from London.

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Julia belongs to the inner circle of Johannesburg high society. But in the New South Africa, things have changed - the days of tea on the lawn are over. Julia's husband, Douglas, is a serial adulterer and is no longer willing to pay for the small luxuries she has always enjoyed. Her daughter has rebelled herself right out of her life. She doesn't seem to be able to manage the 'home workers' who have developed a will of their own, and her best friend, Caroline, is quietly considering killing her husband. Now, Douglas' ex-wife, who is never spoken of, has announced her intention of coming to visit from London bringing, no doubt, her politically correct credentials along with her. She's coming to see Nelson Mandela, she says. "People Like Ourselves" takes a wry look at the brave new world that is the 'African miracle' today, by the prize-winning author of "Frieda and Min", "Like Water in Wild Places" and "Dance with a Poor Man's Daughter".

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GOR003371761
People Like Ourselves
Pamela Jooste
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2004-08-02
336
0552998710
9780552998710
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