Unconventional Reminiscences

Unconventional Reminiscences

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William Charles Scully was Irish-born and largely self-educated. As his "Unconventional Reminiscences" describes, at fourteen he set off for South Africa's diamond fields to find his fortune and during the 1870s lived as a digger panning for gold. For the rest of the nineteenth century he worked as a magistrate in remote areas of Namaqualand and the Transkei, which he introduced to the world's literary map.
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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 133 x 201 x 24mm | 286g
  • Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • The Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Parklands, South Africa
  • English
  • Illustrations, facsims., ports.
  • 0143185462
  • 9780143185468
  • 2,093,391

About William Charles Scully

William Charles Scully (1855-1943)
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