PHILIDA. by Brink, Andre.

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Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

New York: Vintage International, (2013.). First edition - A Vintage Original. Novel set in 1832, the year before slavery is abolished in South Africa. Philida is the mother of four children by Francois Brink, the son of her master, and when Francois is going to marry a white woman, and Philida is about to be sold, she decides to risk her whole life by lodging a complaint against Francois. Based on the real story of a slave woman determined to take control of her own life, for better or for worse. Finalist for the Man Booker Award. 310 pp. Advance Readers Copy sticker on back cover.

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps (as new, but with line on bottom edge.)

Book ID: 55255
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