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Cry, the Beloved Country

by Paton, Alan

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. Book. Very Good. Cloth. Later Printing.. 278 pp. Bumped spine edges and lower right corner of front cover. Stray ink mark on front cover. Text clean. The classic novel of South African life during apartheid. Size: 8vo -- 8 in. Tall.

Cry, the Beloved Country is a novel by South African author Alan Paton. It was first published in New York in 1948 by Charles Scribner's Sons and in London by Jonathan Cape; noted American publisher Bennett Cerf remarked at that year's meeting of the American Booksellers Association that there had been "only three novels published since the first of the year that were worth reading ... Cry, The Beloved Country, The Ides of March, and The Naked and the Dead.


  • Bookseller: KingChamp Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009425
  • Title: Cry, the Beloved Country
  • Author: Paton, Alan
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Later Printing.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1948
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;


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