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1452053456
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A Life Steered

A Life Steered

by Bertha Mukodzani

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Overview

When Sandra leaves her troubled family home and marries the man of her dreams, she thinks her troubles are over. Little does she realise that her struggle has just begun.

Sandra is determined to please her father who is ambitious and understands the value of education. Unfortunately, her father is dealing with problems that not even he can control. Consequently, Sandra’s hopes and dreams are shattered when he fails to honour his word to support her to get into higher education. Sandra eventually accepts this reality but suspects a member of the family may have had something to do with it. And when her father suddenly resigns from his job, he makes it clear that Sandra must shoulder the family responsibilities. It's an onerous task and there are obstacles at every turn for Sandra, she takes it in her stride.

Later, Sandra falls in love and for a while, life seems enjoyable. But just like all other things in her life, the relationship doesn't last. She later meets and marries Maxwell, who is more mature than she is. It is not love at first sight for Sandra, but she soon discovers that Maxwell is 'Mr Right' after all. At last Sandra's life seems fulfilled as her husband supports her in every way and encourages her to follow her dreams. But little does she realise that tragedy is waiting around the corner.



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ISBN-13: 9781452053455
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 09/09/2010
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Bertha Mukodzani is the author of the best selling novel A Life Steered. She is also a writer of many newspaper and online magazine articles. A Qualified Teacher (Infant Specialist who won The Makahamadze Trophy Award), and a Registered Nurse Theatre Practitioner. Visit her blog and personal website for more information and to explore all her published works.

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Brené Brown

A life story about Sandra, a young ambitious girl, filled with the dream and ardour to be successful. Sandra grows up emulating her ambitious father who understands the value of education but unfortunately is also dealing with his own demons. She is determined to please him but her hopes and dreams are shattered when her father fails to honour his word to support her to get into higher education. Sandra eventually accepts this reality but suspects a member of the family may had had something to do with it. When her father resigns from his job shortly afterwards, he makes it clear that Sandra has to shoulder the family responsibilities. It's an onerous task but Sandra takes all this in her stride.

Later, Sandra falls in love and for a while life seems enjoyable. But just like all other things in her life, the relationship doesn't last. She later meets and marries Maxwell, who is more mature than she is. It's not love at first sight for her but she soon discovers he is 'Mr Right' after all. At last Sandra's life seems fulfilled as her husband encourages her to follow her dreams. But little does she realise that tragedy is waiting around the corner.

The sequence of events is such that Sandra's life proves to be a battleground. She struggles to make the most of what life has thrown at her doorstep. Her life is full of uncertainty. Sandra is convinced that the life she had envisioned is being steered towards a different direction. Will Sandra ever find peace, happiness and achieve her dreams? Only time will tell.

A life steered is a story which most African girls can identify with. And for those who haven't experienced life in Africa, they will get a feel of what it is like to grow up in Zimbabwe as the story exposes the African culture like you've never seen it before.

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