A novel based on the actual life story of a black woman living in apartheid South Africa in the 1970s. Her name is invented but the facts of "Poppie Nongena's" life were related by the woman herself as well as members of her immediate and extended family.
Pub: Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1981. New impression. Originally published in Afrikaans in 1978; first published in English in 1980.
Pbk. Fair condition with spotting on first and last pages and on edges. Previous owner's name on first page.