Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

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A collection of short stories - four previously published and three new - linked by the theme of young people experiencing personal dilemmas. All are set in South Africa, first under apartheid and then after the first democratic elections. They cover the period from 1950 to 2000 and reflect the lives of a range of young people, black and white, living in what was for many years seen as the world's most openly racist society.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129.5 x 195.6 x 12.7mm | 113.4g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0141309695
  • 9780141309699
  • 311,230

About Beverley Naidoo

South African author Beverley Naidoo was exiled from her home country when she was a student in 1965, for campaigning against apartheid. Her first children's novel, JOURNEY TO JO'BURG, was banned in South Africa when it was published in 1985 and only available there after the release of Nelson Mandela from jail in 1991. It was however published in many other countries around the world and widely praised for its eloquent, moving and accessible story. Her later novel, THE OTHER SIDE OF TRUTH, won the Carnegie Medal in 2000 and she has written many other acclaimed books for children. Beverley lives in the UK.
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156 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
5 24% (38)
4 37% (58)
3 28% (43)
2 10% (16)
1 1% (1)
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