Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Travels In South Africa

Book - 2000
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When Archbishop Desmond Tutu dubbed his native South Africa the "Rainbow Nation," he conjured a vision of ethnic diversity and harmony in a country with eleven official languages, two national anthems, and a parliament that shuttled between two cities. As a foreign correspondent reporting on the last days of apartheid, Gavin Bell thought it was a brave image and wondered how long it would endure. A few years later, he returned to find out what had happened to Tutu's rainbow. In his travels he found a country at odds with itself, swinging between hope and despair, buoyed by a sense of freedom and haunted by a fear of violent crime. Somewhere Over the Rainbow is not only a fine travel book by an award-winning writer, it is a compelling portrait of a country in search of an identity.
Publisher: London : Little, Brown and Company, 2000
ISBN: 9780316853590
0316853593
Branch Call Number: 916.80465
Characteristics: 304 pages :,map ;,25 cm

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