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The House in Tyne Street

Childhood Memories of District Six

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The House in Tyne Street by Linda Fortune
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In the course of 27 short chapters, Linda Fortune draws a vivid picture of a place, time and lifestyle that no longer exist. This book never gets bogged down in politics. Instead, it succeeds in recreating a specific time and specific place with its focus firstly on one family in particular, warts and all. A bigger picture also emerges, that of a whole community: people teachers, shop-keepers, barbers, entertainers and specific places movie-houses, shops, streets and lanes still recalled by many who lived there. Eighteen black and white photographs by photographers such as Cloete Breytenbach, J H Greshoff, George Hallet and Noor Ebrahim, and family snapshots from Linda s own collection, adds to the value of The House in Tyne Street as a recreation of and testament to the District.
Release date NZ
January 5th, 1996
Author
Country of Publication
South Africa
Illustrations
Illustrations, map, ports.
Imprint
Kwela Books
Pages
160
Dimensions
152x222x11
ISBN-13
9780795700262
Product ID
1821134

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