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Tag Archives | South African Author

Author Profile: Anna Trapido

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History . Anna Trapido trained as an anthropologist at King’s College Cambridge and completed her PhD in the Department of Community Health at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She qualified as a chef at the Prue Leith Chef’s Academy in Centurion. She combines her culinary and cultural interests in her work. She has […]

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Author Profile: Anton Walker

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History . As a school boy Anton Walker traveled with his father to India and Nepal in 1984 to view the tigers and one-horned Indian rhinos in the wild. Walker largely grew up at Lapalala Wilderness where his parents assisted the late Dale Parker in the establishment of the reserve which has become an important […]

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Author Profile: Johnny Steinberg

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History . Jonny Steinberg was born and bred in South Africa. he is the author of the critically acclaimed Three-Letter Plague as well as Midlands and The Number, which both won South Africa’s premier non-fiction prize, the Sunday Times Alan Paton award. Steinberg was educated at University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Oxford, where […]

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Author Profile: David Robbins

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History . David Robbins has spent the past 20 years writing about southern Africa in his distinctive travel-genre style. He recently completed his trilogy of South African travel books that began with the award-winning The 29th Parallel and ended with After the Dance. Robbins, who was born in the Eastern Cape and now lives in […]

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