Cape Town Calling: From Mandela to Theroux on the Mother City

Cape Town Calling: From Mandela to Theroux on the Mother City

by Justin Fox
     
 

From Paul Theroux and Peter Moore to Jonny Steinberg, JM Coetzee, Jonathan Kaplan, Nelson Mandela, Mamphela Ramphele, Tom Eaton, Breyten Breytenbach, Pieter-Dirk Uys and Gabeba Baderoon: Discover Cape Town with top contemporary authors – both well-loved locals and international travel writers. Selected and with an introduction by Justin Fox.

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From Paul Theroux and Peter Moore to Jonny Steinberg, JM Coetzee, Jonathan Kaplan, Nelson Mandela, Mamphela Ramphele, Tom Eaton, Breyten Breytenbach, Pieter-Dirk Uys and Gabeba Baderoon: Discover Cape Town with top contemporary authors – both well-loved locals and international travel writers. Selected and with an introduction by Justin Fox.

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· JM Coetzee fails to get into a good school
· Nelson Mandela misplaces his spectacles on the Grand Parade
· Jonathan Kaplan faces arrest at St. George’s Cathedral
· Paul Theroux meets a fellow pessimist at Cape Point
· Jonny Steinberg is revolted by prison food
· Joseph Lelyveld joins Crossroads residents singing hymns
· Richard Rive walks with ghosts in District Six
· Rian Malan haggles for snoek in Kalk Bay
· Pieter-Dirk Uys attends a fake wedding on Greenmarket Square
· Edwin Cameron climbs Table Mountain with the help of antiretrovirals
· Judy Kibinge parties in Long Street

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780624042976
Publisher:
NB Publishers
Publication date:
04/30/2010
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

JUSTIN FOX was born in Cape Town. He is an award-winning journalist and editor at large for Getaway magazine. His other travel books include With Both Hands Waving, Just Add Dust, Cape Town Calling, Under the Sway and Africa Lens. When not traveling, he lives beside a lighthouse in Cape Town.

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