Jacana Media, Paperback, 9781770097919, 195pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2010
A story of two passionate people who share a shameful past and a tenuous present, this remarkable narrative follows headmistress Mohumagadiof the elite Sekolo sa Ditlhora school for talented black childrenand Father Bill, a disgraced preacher, as they are brought together again decades after a childhood love affair expelled them from their communities. Much to the dismay of her students, Mohumagadi hires Father Bill as a teacher, resulting in a battle of wills and wits for the hearts and minds of the children living in the shadow of revolution and change. Entertaining and thought-provoking, this unique account offers insight into the workings of African culture.