The Native Commissioner (Paperback)


Sam Jameson, eight years old at the time of his father George's death, decides, some forty years later, to go through the box of his father's papers which his mother had passed on to him. In trying to piece together the life of a parent he never really knew, Sam discovers a sensitive, inherently kind but insecure man. George has seemingly spent his working life as a native commissioner conscientiously carrying out his duties, but has never quite been able to come to terms with the white man's place in Africa. As his doubts deepen he is overwhelmed by despair.

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Sam Jameson, eight years old at the time of his father George's death, decides, some forty years later, to go through the box of his father's papers which his mother had passed on to him. In trying to piece together the life of a parent he never really knew, Sam discovers a sensitive, inherently kind but insecure man. George has seemingly spent his working life as a native commissioner conscientiously carrying out his duties, but has never quite been able to come to terms with the white man's place in Africa. As his doubts deepen he is overwhelmed by despair.

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General

Imprint

Penguin Books SA

Country of origin

South Africa

Release date

May 2007

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Expected to ship within 5 - 10 working days

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Dimensions

193 x 126 x 22mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback - Mass Market

Pages

283

ISBN-13

978-0-14-302543-6

Barcode

9780143025436

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LSN

0-14-302543-0



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