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The Resource You will be safe here, Damian Barr

You will be safe here, Damian Barr

Label
You will be safe here
Title
You will be safe here
Statement of responsibility
Damian Barr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
South Africa, 1901, the height of the second Boer War. Sarah van der Watt and her son are taken from their farm by force to Bloemfontein Concentration Camp where the English promise they will be safe. Johannesburg, 2010. 16-year-old outsider Willem just wants to be left alone with his books and his dog. Worried he's not turning out right, his ma and her boyfriend send him to New Dawn Safari Training Camp. Here they 'make men out of boys'. Inspired by real events, this book uncovers a hidden colonial history and present-day darkness while exploring our capacity for cruelty and kindness
Summary
Describes the parallel lives of two South African teenage boys separated by a century, one who was held in a concentration camp during the second Boer War, the second who was put into a training camp by his parents
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781571
Cataloging source
SALS
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Barr, Damian
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Mothers and sons
  • Concentration camps
  • Teenage boys
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
You will be safe here, Damian Barr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065209035
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 327 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781408886090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1097248576
Label
You will be safe here, Damian Barr
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065209035
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 327 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781408886090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1097248576

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