“Diamond Boy” (9780199078004) ePUB

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Title:
Diamond Boy
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Diamond Boy
Author:
Michael Williams
First name:
Michael
Last name:
Williams
Imprint:
Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Owner:
Oxford University Press Southern Africa

E-ISBN:
9780199078004
Print ISBN:
9780199049042

SKU: 9780199078004 Categories: , ,

Description

My father always said that a journey should change your life in some way. Well, I suppose that when you have nothing, a journey promises everything. As long as we arrived at a place better than the one we had left, I would be happy � When fifteen-year-old Patson leaves Bulawayo with his family, he gives up his school, his friends and his beloved cross-country running. His father takes them to Marange � heart of Zimbabwe�s illegal diamond trade � where the idea of �diamonds for everyone� promises a better future for them all. But in a place defined by the wild rush for instant wealth, Patson must learn a new set of rules about education, freedom, family and, most importantly, who to trust. And then, as the sparkling promise gives way to a tragic reality, he must learn when to run …

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