Maartens, Maretha.

Paper bird : a novel of South Africa / Maretha Maartens ; [translated by Madeleine Van Biljon]. - New York : Clarion Books, c1989. - 148 p. ; 21 cm.

Translation of: Die inkvoël.

Because he is responsible for keeping his pregnant mother and brothers and sisters from starving, young Adam travels daily from his small black South African township to sell newspapers in the city, until marauding bands of thugs make this work dangerous and force him to a difficult decision.

0395564905

90039675 /AC


Blacks--Fiction--South Africa


South Africa--Race relations--Fiction

PZ7.M1115 / Pap 1991

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