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Author Matlwa, Kopano.

Title Coconut / Kopano Matlwa
Published Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (190 pages)
Summary Tells the story of two extraordinary young women who have grown up black in white suburbs and must now struggle to find their identities. The rich and pampered Ofilwe has taken her privileged lifestyle for granted, and must confront her swiftly dwindling sense of culture when her soulless world falls apart. Meanwhile, the hip and sassy Fiks is an ambitious go-getter desperate to leave her vicious past behind for the glossy sophistication of city life, but finds Johannesburg to be more complicated and unforgiving than she expected
Notes "Joint winner of the 2010 Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature"--Cover
"Winner of the European Union Literary Award"--Cover
Eighth impression 2011
Subject Blacks -- Race identity -- South Africa -- Fiction.
Culture conflict -- Fiction.
Youth -- South Africa -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007327628
ISBN 143140389X (e-book)
1770093362 (paperback)
9781431403899 (e-book)
9781770093362 (paperback)