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Nafizza

John Hughes

Published July 21st 2012
ISBN :
Kindle Edition
325 pages
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 About the Book 

A Muslima baby is born on Christmas Day, 1961 in Apartheid Durban, South Africa. She grows up during the struggle for independence from the White oppressors. She has been raised by a good family to be a good girl but the times are changing.SheMoreA Muslima baby is born on Christmas Day, 1961 in Apartheid Durban, South Africa. She grows up during the struggle for independence from the White oppressors. She has been raised by a good family to be a good girl but the times are changing.She encounters the brutality up close of Apartheid yet still has time for love. Behavior that today would be regarded as terrorist was day to day activities in the uncertain war after the Sharpsville riots of 1960 to the inauguration of Nelson Mandela.Nafizza is a novel that tells the story from a perspective never told, that of a coloured girl who was active in the struggle. The importance of family, courage and the changes that all of the people of South Africa faced, Black, white, coloured, Indian and how their lives changed, for better or worse are what this story is about. Inspired by an actual family and actual events in Durban South Africa and New Jersey, USA.