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Cry, the beloved country: a story of comfort in desolation 58 editions

Cover of: Cry, the beloved country | Alan Paton
About the Book

This book is the most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948. Alan Paton's impassioned novel about a black man's country under white man's law is a work of searing beauty. The eminent literary critic Lewis Gannett wrote, " We have had many novels from statesmen and reformers, almost all bad; many novels from poets, almost all thin. In Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country the statesman, the poet and the novelist meet in a unique harmony." Cry, the Beloved Country is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son, Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its lyricism, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance, born of the dignity of man. - Jacket flap.

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58 editions First published in 1940

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Publish date unknown, Longman
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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Publish date unknown, Collier Books
Cry, the beloved country
- 1st Scribner classic/Collier ed.
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Publish date unknown, Cape
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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January 1, 1940, Scribner
Cry the Beloved Country
Hardcover in English
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1948, C. Scribner's Sons
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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January 1948, Books on Tape
Cry, the Beloved Country
Audio Cassette in English
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1948, Charles Scribner's Sons
Cry, the Beloved Country
Hardcover in English
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1948, Jonathan Cape
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1948, C. Scribner's Sons
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1948, C. Scribner's Sons
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1949, The Reprint Society
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1950, Scribner
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1950, Jonathan Cape
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1951, Scribner
Cry, the beloved country.
in English
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1958, Penguin Books
Cry, the beloved country
in English
Cover of: Piangi, terra amata
1958, Bompiani
Piangi, terra amata
in Italian
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1958, Penguin
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1960, Scribner
Cry, the beloved country.
in English
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1961, Cape
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1964, Scribner
Cry, the beloved country.
in English
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1966, Penguin
Cry, the Beloved Country
Paperback
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1968, Scribner
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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June 1968, Macmillan Pub Co
Cry, the Beloved Country
Paperback - School edition
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1968, Scribner
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1970, Penguin Books Ltd
Cry, the Beloved Country
Paperback
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1970, Penguin Books Ltd
Cry, the Beloved Country
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1970, Cape
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1973, Illustrations, Edito-Service
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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June 1973, Franklin Watts, Incorporated
Cry, the Beloved Country
School & Library Binding
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1973, Edito-Service
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1977, J. Cape
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1978, Franklin Library
Cry, the beloved country
in English - Limited ed.
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1981, Longmans
Cry the beloved country
in English
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1983, Penguin
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1986, Longman
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1986, Collier Books, Macmillan
Cry, the beloved country
in English - 1st Scribner classic/Collier ed.
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1987, Collier Books
Cry, the beloved country
in English - 1st Scribner classic/Collier ed.
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1987, ABC-CLIO
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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1987, Scribner Paperback Fiction
Cry,the beloved country
in English
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November 1990, Charles Scribner's Sons
Cry, the Beloved Country
Paperback in English
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December 1991, Buccaneer Books
Cry, the Beloved Country
Library Binding in English
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September 1991, Longman Group United Kingdom
Cry, the Beloved Country
Paperback in English
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1992, Borders Audio
Cry, the Beloved Country
Audio Cassette in English
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November 1992, Penguin Putnam~trade
Cry the Beloved Country (Twentieth Century Classics)
Hardcover in Spanish - New Ed edition
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November 1992, Penguin Putnam~trade
Cry the Beloved Country (Twentieth Century Classics)
in Spanish
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January 1993, Blackstone Audiobooks
Cry, The Beloved Country
Audio Cassette in English
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1995, Simon & Schuster
Cry, the Beloved Country
Paperback
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November 17, 1995, Scribner
Cry the Beloved Country
Paperback in English
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1996, Longman
Cry, the beloved country
in English
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October 1999, Rebound by Sagebrush
Cry, the Beloved Country
Library Binding in English
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December 21, 1999, PENGUIN LONGMAN PUBL
Cry the Beloved Country
Paperback in English
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August 1, 2002, Vintage
Cry, the Beloved Country
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August 1, 2002, Vintage
Cry, the Beloved Country
Paperback - New Ed edition
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October 1, 2003, Blackstone Audiobooks
Cry, the Beloved Country [UNABRIDGED]
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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October 1, 2003, Blackstone Audiobooks
Cry, the Beloved Country [UNABRIDGED]
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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December 2, 2003, Scribner
Cry, the Beloved Country
Hardcover in English
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March 2, 2004, Thorndike Press
Cry, the Beloved Country
Hardcover in English - 1 edition
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January 2004, Chelsea House Publications
Cry, the Beloved Country
Hardcover in English - Library Binding edition

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