Franklin

You will be safe here.

Author/Creator:
Barr, Damian.
Publication:
New York, BLOOMSBURY Publishing, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 327 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
South African War (1899-1902)
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Fiction.
Concentration camps -- South Africa -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Military training camps -- Fiction.
Secrecy -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Concentration camps.
Military training camps.
Mothers and sons.
Secrecy.
Social conditions.
Survival.
South Africa.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Summary:
"South Africa, 1901. It is the height of the second Boer War. Sarah van der Watt and her six-year-old son Fred are forced from their home on Mulberry Farm. As the polite invaders welcome them to Bloemfontein Concentration Camp they promise Sarah and Fred that they will be safe there... 2014. Sixteen-year-old Willem is an outsider. Hoping he will become the man she wants him to be, his Ma and her boyfriend force Willem to attend the New Dawn Safari Training Camp where they are proud to make men out of boys. They promise that he will be safe there."--Publisher's description.
ISBN:
140888609X
9781408886090
9781408886083
1408886081
OCLC:
1042357383
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