From Jo'Burg to Jozi

From Jo'Burg to Jozi : Stories

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Journalists Heidi Holland and Adam Roberts approached about 80 journalists and writers based in Johannesburg and asked them to write short pieces about the city in which they work and live. They did not specify form or style - the contributors were free to express themselves how ever they wanted to. Out of this has emerged 50-odd pieces of writing that reflect aspects of the city, idiosyncratic reactions to living and working here, appreciations of small and big things, some poems, some criticisms - all will find resonance with Joburg/Jozi residents and all will be enlightening and entertaining to visitors hoping to learn something about our metropolis. Amazingly, many of the contributors expressed how much they enjoy being in Joburg/Jozi - good news for a city that consistently suffers from bad press.
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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 124.5 x 198.1 x 22.9mm | 299.38g
  • The Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Parklands, South Africa
  • English
  • 0143024191
  • 9780143024194
  • 2,122,892

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