NONI JABAVU: A STRANGER AT HOME, introduced by Makhosazana Xaba and Athambile Masola

: Jabavu (N.)

R 370.00
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238pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2023


Collection of Noni Jabavu's columns written for the Daily Dispatch in 1977.

South African writer and journalist Helen Nontando (Noni) Jabavu (1919 - 2008) was born in the Eastern Cape. Educated in Britain from the age of 13, she is the author of two autobiographical works, Drawn in Colour, African Contrasts (1960) and The Ochre People, scenes from a South African life (1963). In 1961 she became the first African woman editor of a British literary magazine, The New Strand. She moved back to South Africa in 2002.