Innocents in Africa: An American Family's Story

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In the 1930s, at the height of America's Great Depression, Drury Pifer's father, a newly-married mining engineer, followed his obsession with rocks, stones and mineral formations to the mysterious mines of South Africa. An American idealist with progressive ideas about pay and working conditions, he found himself caught between the insular hostility of the Afrikaners and the colonial arrogance of the English. His adopted country was a place of primitive mining settlements, stinging desert winds, locust plagues, rats in the ...

Innocents in Africa: An American Family's Story 1998, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862071346

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Innocents in Africa: An American Family's Story 1995, Penguin Books / Granta, London

ISBN-13: 9780140140934

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Innocents in Africa: An American Family's Story 1994, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780151075645

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Innocents in Africa: An American Family's Story 1994, Penguin Books / Granta, London

ISBN-13: 9780140140927

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