The promise
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New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions, [2021].
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South Side Library - New Fiction - Display
Galgut, D.
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269 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
1609456580, 9781609456580

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"A modern saga that could only have come from South Africa, written in gorgeous prose by the Booker Prize-shortlisted author Damon Galgut. Haunted by an unmet promise, the Swart family loses touch after the death of their matriarch. Adrift, the lives of the three siblings move separately through the uncharted waters of South Africa; Anton, the golden boy who bitterly resents his life's unfulfilled promises; Astrid, whose beauty is her power; and the youngest, Amor, whose life is shaped by a nebulous feeling of guilt. Reunited by four funerals over three decades, the dwindling family reflects the atmosphere of its country - an atmosphere of resentment, renewal, and - ultimately - hope. The Promise is an epic drama that unfurls against the unrelenting march of national history, sure to please current fans and attract many new ones."--Provided by publisher

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Galgut, D. (2021). The promise . Europa Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Galgut, Damon, 1963-. 2021. The Promise. New York, N.Y.: Europa Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Galgut, Damon, 1963-. The Promise New York, N.Y.: Europa Editions, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Galgut, Damon. The Promise Europa Editions, 2021.

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