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Against the Wind
Five South Africans Follow their Dreams
by Lesley Lewis
Price: $7.95
Against the Wind
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An illustrated, advanced level reader.

Against the Wind tells the stories of five remarkable South Africans: Simon Mkhize who, year after year, ran the Comrades Marathon unofficially, ignoring its racial bans; Magema M. Fuze, the first black South African to publish a book in Zulu; Sibusisiwe Violet Makhanya, the first black woman to become a qualified social worker; K.E. Masinga, the first black radio announcer; Nhlumba Bertha Mkhize, one of the first people to champion women’s rights in South Africa.

Illustrated with black and white photos.

Peppercorn Book Number: 610-0009
Publisher: New Readers Publishers
ISBN: 1-874897-60-3
Illustrated: b&w photos
Place of Publication: Durban, South Africa
Year of Publication: 1992
Reader Level: Advanced 1
Medium: book
Format: paperback
Size: A5, portrait
Length: 42 pages

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