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Nobody's Business - A Memoir (Paperback) Loot Price: R179
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Thabo Jijana

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In 2003, Thabo Jijana's father was gunned down in a scrap between rival taxi associations who had been forced to operate from a single rank. A decade later, Thabo faces up to South Africa's most violent industry to try to figure out how and why his father was murdered.

In this searing first-person investigation, Thabo puts a face behind a recurrent tragedy that plagues South African working class communities. By speaking to the people who knew his father best he tries to fill in the blanks that are the years that have followed his father's death.

He begins by trying to reconstruct the night the murder took place, but what he uncovers about the ongoing strife that has plagued government's consistent attempts to formalise this multi-million rand industry comes with more baggage than he expected.

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Imprint: Jacana Media
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: October 2014
Authors: Thabo Jijana
Dimensions: 211 x 150 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 180
ISBN-13: 978-1-4314-2029-2
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Crime & criminology
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues > Violence in society
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Crime & criminology > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues > Violence in society > General
Books > Biography > General
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LSN: 1-4314-2029-8
Barcode: 9781431420292

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