Author:Alan Paton


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Cry the Beloved Country (Oprah's Picks)

By: Alan Paton

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Seller ID: 0019710

ISBN: 0743262174

Condition: Good

Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned nove... View more info