The Resource An instant in the wind, André Brink, (electronic resource)

An instant in the wind, André Brink, (electronic resource)

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An instant in the wind
Title
An instant in the wind
Statement of responsibility
André Brink
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year is 1749, when the Boers ruled South Africa. And so it has come to his Baas's final command to his Hottentot slave Adam, to flog his mother, because she refuses to prune the master's vineyard in order to attend her own beloved mother's funeral. And when he refuses to do so, and his Baas smashes his face with a piece of wood, Adam turns on him, and beats him almost to death. Then he flees to South Africa's veld. There he comes to the rescue of Elizabeth, a white woman, and the only person to survive her husband's expedition in the vast South African interior. Alone and terrified, she pleads with the runaway slave to bring her back to the Cape and her home. Adam agrees because he believes by rescuing Elizabeth, he will be awarded his own freedom. This, then is the stunning story of their trek together, how they find in each other their mutual need and humanity, and finally how their days together turn into an unforgettable, tender love story
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1935-2015
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Brink, André P.
Dewey number
823
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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South Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
An instant in the wind, André Brink, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433634
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Isbn
9781402234316
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433634
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An instant in the wind, André Brink, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433634
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402234316
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433634
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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