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Rivierplaas: 'n Alba Bouwer-Omnibus (ePub) | Young Adult Fiction

Alba Bouwer , Katrine Harries (illustr.)

Alba Bouwer's stories about a little girl's childhood on the Free State farm of Rivierplaas have reached classic status in Afrikaans literature. Central to the stories are ou-Melitie, the domestic worker and her two children, Sanna and klein-Melitie. Ou-Melitie listens patiently as tomboy Alie recounts her adventures and mischief and then replies with much wisdom and compassion – but doesn't hesitate to put the worldly-wise Alie in her place every once in a while!

This omnibus contains three stories. It is a new edition of the Alba Bouwer-omnibus of 1995, but completely redesigned and with a new cover.

The stories:
Stories van Rivierplaas
Nuwe stories van Rivierplaas
Stories van Ruyswyck

In the last story Alie is at boarding school in the Boland – the Ruyswyck School.

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Rivierplaas: 'n Alba Bouwer-Omnibus (ePub) | Young Adult Fiction

Author: Alba Bouwer , Katrine Harries (illustr.)
Category: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 9780624056119
Date Released: 07 March 2007
Price (incl. VAT): R 210.00
Format: EPub, 378 pp

About this author

Alba Bouwer , Katrine Harries (illustr.)

Albertha Magdalena (Alba) Bouwer was born on a farm near Vredefort in the Free State on March 16 1920. When her father died, the family moved back to her...