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Silent Cry. Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices


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Silent Cry: Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices is a book of twenty-eight stories and fourteen poems, written by thirty-three young people from Zimbabwe's second city, Bulawayo. The pieces cover many issues, including family, gender, relationships, race, alienation, disability, HIV/AIDS, border jumping and the struggle to survive in Zimbabwe.



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Published 15 August 2009
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EAN13 9780797443471
Language English
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Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices
Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices
ISBN 978-0-7974-3821-7 EAN 9780797438217
Collection: ’amaBooks, 2009 Each contribution remains the copyright of the author
Published by ’amaBooks P.O. Box AC1066, Ascot, Bulawayo email: amabooksbyo@gmail.com www.amabooksbyo.com
Project facilitated by Butholezwe K. Nyathi
Project funded by British Council
Cover artwork: Gilmore T. Moyo
Cover design: Veena Bhana
This book is a work of fiction: any characters, organisations and situations mentioned bear no relation to any real person, organisation or actual happening.
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publisher.
Introduction Butholezwe K. Nyathi Glossary Part One: Identity and Diversity Beyond Scribbled Words Just Trust Me Bongani Ncube My Tribe Bubelo Thabela Mlilo Scattered Hearts Novuyo Rosa Tshuma The Death of My Father Mercy T. Dube Jabu’s Journey Babongeni Zangelo Mlilo R. I. P. Lesley Phiri My Sisters’ Clothes Sarhanna Hassim Identity Munyaradzi Alfonce Gova Sistas Babusi Nyoni Racial Harmony Nadia Gori Skin Thando Khuphe Bones Khumbulani Malinga Being Different Tanya Hunt Look At Me Zisunko Ndlovu The Beggar Novuyo Rosa Tshuma Diversity Munyaradzi Alfonce Gova The Token Woman Lindah Mafu Between the Lines Brian Dzapasi On the Streets Michael Hove
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