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No turning back: a novel of South Africa

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HarperCollins Publishers,
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1st American ed.
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IL: MG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 6
Escaping from his violent stepfather, twelve-year-old Sipho heads for Johannesburg, where he has heard that gangs of children live on the streets. Surviving hunger and bitter-cold winter nights is hard'but learning when to trust in the 'new' South Africa proves even more difficult. No Turning Back appeared on the short list of both the Guardian and Smarties book prizes on the United Kingdom.
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Full title no turning back
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subject_facet Blacks -- South Africa. -- Fiction, South Africa -- Fiction, Street children -- Fiction
title_display No turning back : a novel of South Africa
title_full No turning back : a novel of South Africa / Beverley Naidoo
title_short No turning back :
title_sub a novel of South Africa
topic_facet Blacks, Fiction, Street children