Evening Primrose

Product Number: EB00710308
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781635060355
Publisher: Quercus
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When Masechaba finally achieves her childhood dream of becoming a doctor, her ambition is tested as she faces the stark reality of South Africa's public health-care system. As she leaves her deeply religious mother and makes friends with the politically-minded Nyasha, Masechaba's eyes are opened to the rising xenophobic tension that carries echoes of apartheid. Battling her inner demons, she must decide if she should take a stand to help her best friend, even if it comes at a high personal cost. A powerfully insightful novel from one of the foremost voices of South Africa's "Born Free" generation, Evening Primrose explores issues of race, gender, and the medical profession with tenderness and urgency.

Author(s): Kopano Matlwa
Original Publish Date: Apr 03, 2018

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