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Dateline Soweto

travels with black South African reporters

by William Finnegan

  • 8 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riots,
  • Journalists,
  • Social conditions,
  • Apartheid,
  • Travel,
  • Biography,
  • Journalist

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Finnegan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874.F45 A3 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24764111M
    ISBN 100060159324
    ISBN 109780060159320
    LC Control Number87046136
    OCLC/WorldCa17877695

    Dateline in South Africa Circa B.C. Southern Africa is believed by many paleontologists to be the birthplace of humanity, due to hominid remains dating back more than 4 million years. Millions of years later, the pastoral KhoiKhoi (Hottentots), joined even later by the Bantu-speaking people (blacks), arrive to displace the hunter-gatherer.   WILLIAM FINNEGAN is the author of Cold New World, A Complicated War, Dateline Soweto, and Crossing the Line. He has twice been a National Magazine Award finalist and has won numerous journalism awards, including two Overseas Press Club awards since Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life received the/5(44).

    William Finnegan is the author of Cold New World, A Complicated War, Dateline Soweto, and Crossing the Line. He has twice been a National Magazine Award finalist and has won numerous journalism awards, including two Overseas Press Club awards since A staff writer at The New Yorker since , he lives in : William Finnegan. In this story of six weeks spent covering the black townships and Bantustans with a group of black reporters from the Johannesburg Star, the author conveys the black-white divide in the most moving way: through the matter-of-fact reactions of these journalists to their role on a white newspaper whose "liberal" social environment and "enlightened" editorial policy were still worlds apart from.

      About the Book. This study provides a window into the lives of ordinary South Africans more than ten years after the end of apartheid, with the promises of the democracy movement remaining largely unfulfilled. Dateline Soweto, A Complicated War, and Cold New World “Transforming Cape Town is a fascinating account of how people in this.   The book is written from the things he witnessed when he was working as a teacher in South Africa following the student-planned boycott of The work captures the harsh conditions and the evil of Apartheid. The book made it as one of the best nonfiction books of the year as selected by Times Book Review. 2. Dateline Soweto ().


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