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Life, love & death in the Lowveld : the compassionate pachyderm and other tales from the pioneer days of South Africa's wilderness - the evil horn, tragic love, the bloody baboons, snakes galore, gold. And, of course, Nellie's Tavern / Wilf Nussey.

Author/Creator:
Nussey, Wilf, 1931- author.
Publication:
Pinetown, South Africa : 30° South Publishers, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
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Subjects:
Tales -- South Africa -- Lowveld Area.
Folklore -- South Africa -- Lowveld Area.
Lowveld Area (South Africa) -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This collection of stories, rooted in truth and legend, from a forgotten time in South Africa's past, the Forties, and a little-known part, the Lowveld, is a window into a magical time when people were uncluttered by philosophical baggage and worked for one purpose: to make a living to enjoy life. ""An enchanting collection of Lowveld tales, packed with eccentric characters, bush lore and African magic. Wilf Nussey's considerable talent as a raconteur has produced a great read, filled with humour and charm.""-Jo-Anne Richards, bestselling author of The Innocence of Roast Chicken, Touching the
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page ""; ""Dedication Page ""; ""Contents""; ""Glossary ""; ""Chapter 1: The Lowveld""; ""Chapter 2: The Village""; ""Chapter 3: Arrival""; ""Chapter 4: Cats""; ""Chapter 5: The Young Lovers""; ""Chapter 6: The Nugget""; ""Chapter 7: Snakes""; ""Chapter 8: Honey""; ""Chapter 9: The Horn""; ""Chapter 10: Elephant Lesson""; ""Chapter 11: Baboons""; ""Chapter 12: The Hunt""; ""Chapter 13: Double Trouble""; ""Chapter 14: The Guineas""; ""Chapter 15: Nellie""; ""Chapter 16: Flies""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 28, 2015).
ISBN:
1-928211-34-8
OCLC:
904209674