Item #130404 Beloved African. Jill BAKER.
Beloved African

Beloved African

Smithfield, Gary Allen Pty Ltd, 2000 (reprint)/ 2000.

Octavo, xviii, 464 pages with a map and two family trees.

Colour pictorial card covers; an excellent copy.

Inscribed and signed by the author in ink on the title-page. 'A story of a great and enduring love - in the early days of Rhodesia - of the builders, the educators, the history, the triumphs and the troubles of that beautiful country ... John Hammond was one of Rhodesia's great educators - loved, respected and sometimes misunderstood by black and white alike. The extraordinary role he played is woven against a background of increasing tension as he strode the political and educational stages, fighting for the extra time he needed to educate his schoolboys and girls to the point where they would be in a position to lead the new Zimbabwe with wisdom and integrity (rear cover).

Item #130404

Price (AUD): $40.00

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