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People Like Ourselves

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Published by Random House .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7441429M
ISBN 100385605404
ISBN 109780385605403

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  Pamela Jooste was born in Cape Town, where she still lives. She is the author of four critically acclaimed novels: Frieda and Min, Like Water in Wild Places, People Like Ourselves and Dance with a Poor Man's Daughter, her first novel, which won the Commonwealth Best First Book Award for the African Region; the Samlam Literary Award, and the Book Data South African Booksellers' Choice Author: Pamela Jooste. People Like Ourselves discusses about 70 movies in seven chapters, each with its own broad theme. These are titled: The Price of Conformity: The False Self The Denial of Reality Hitchcock, Chaos, and the Devils Women Who Can't Forget Divine Madness: Poets, Prophets War: A Battle fo. Book recommendations for people who like Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman. Register for free to build your own book lists. Get this from a library! People like ourselves. [Pamela Jooste] -- "Julia belongs to the inner circle of Johannesburg high society. It is rumoured that all those not invited to her wedding had to pretend to be out of town at their beach houses to save face. But in.

South African novelist Jooste (Like Water in Wild Places, , etc.) also vividly evokes the present: an edgy time of flux, of waiting for new patterns to emerge and for life to assume some definable shape. Liberation’s euphoria has inevitably evaporated as whites adjust to the loss of privileges, security, and certainty, while blacks cope Author: Pamela Jooste. Peace of Ourselves. likes 7 talking about this. A coming-of-age, Vietnam War era novel that will trigger memories for those who lived during that time and a historical perspective for those who 5/5. Ourselves, the fourth volume of Charlotte Mason's Classic Homeschooling Series, is a character curriculum book written directly to children. Book I, Self-Knowledge, is for elementary school students; Book II, Self-Direction, is for older students/5(9).   We prefer people we think are similar to ourselves. which categorises people as being like us, even if all we know about them is that they have one thing in common.. both when we are.

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