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Alan Paton


Who is Alan Paton?

Alan Paton: Alan Stewart Paton was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist.

  • born on (112 years ago) in Pietermaritzburg
  • nationality: South Africa
  • religion: Anglicanism
  • education:
  • profession: Writer, author
  • died on (27 years ago) in Botha's Hill, KwaZulu-Natal
  • written works: "Cry, the Beloved Country", "Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful", "Too Late the Phalarope", "Tales from a Troubled Land", "Lost City of the Kalahari", "Songs of Africa", "Debbie Go Home", "Beyond the present", "The land and people of South Africa", "Sponono", "Diepkloof", "Instrument of Thy Peace", "Llanto Por la Tierra Amada", "Case history of a Pinky", "Hofmeyr", "The long view", "South Africa and her people", "Towards racial justice", "The Charlestown story", "Spark Notes Cry, The Beloved Country", "Journey continued", "D.C.S. Oosthuizen memorial lectures", "Apartheid and the archbishop", "Kontakion For You Departed"
  • film written: Cry, the Beloved Country
  • film produced: Cry, the Beloved Country
  • award: - Anisfield-Wolf Book Award - "Cry, the Beloved Country"

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Google previewThe Last Angry White Man (2001)

by Adrian Trehorse

Alan Paton is an old -fashioned tough-minded big-hearted liberal who loves -141-142 Adrian Trehorse.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the British Novel (2015)

by Victoria Gaydosik

Alan Paton: A Biography. New York: Oxford.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Peoples (2013)

by The Diagram Group,

Alan Paton was a white South African writer whose bestselling novel Cry, the Beloved Country ...

Google previewDictionary of African Biography (2012)

by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven

Alan Paton: A Biography. London: Oxford University Press, 1994 . Alexander, Peter F., ed. Alan Paton: Selected Letters. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Africa (2010)

by Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates

Alan Paton: a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, University Professor Emeritus of English Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

Peter Alexander, Alan Paton: A Biography (1994). COLIN GARDNER ...

Google previewTo the Point: A Dictionary of Concise Writing (2014)

by Robert Hartwell Fiske

Alan Paton ...

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There is only one way in which one can endure man's inhumanity to man and that is to try, in one's own life, to exemplify man's humanity to man. (Alan Paton)
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