Zuretha Roos (born Coetzer) was born and raised in De Doorns in the Hex River Valley on 21 September 1941.She completed a BA Degree and a Teaching Diploma at the University of Stellenbosch. On completion of her studies, Zuretha became a school teacher in Cape Town for a while, after which she moved to Johannesburg and became journalist and food editor (for Darling magazine).
She completed an Honours Degree at Unisa, and then went on to become a lecturer in Afrikaans in Johannesburg. She has been living in Cape St. Francis in the Eastern Cape for several years now.
Her debut novel, Die verdwyning van Mina Afrika, was published in 1995, followed by the sequel, Die tuiskoms van Mina Afrika, a year later.
Did you know?
- She wrote a book called Liefdesvlug under the alias Nadia Naudé.
Die verdwyning van Mina Afrika, Tafelberg (1997)
Die tuiskoms van Mina Afrika, Tafelberg (1997)
List of titles
1995 Die verdwyning van Mina Afrika, Tafelberg
1996 Die tuiskoms van Mina Afrika, Tafelberg
1997 Jesebel! , Tafelberg
1998 Sleepmis oor Stillewater, Tafelberg
2005 Die regte man vir Debbie, Lapa
2005 The Saffron Pear Tree and Other Kitchen Memories, Oshun Books
2007 Sea Spray and Cherry Peppers, Oshun Books
1995 Liefdesvlug, Perskor