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Always another country

Sisonke Msimang

Always another country

a memoir of exile and home

by Sisonke Msimang

  • 111 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • African National Congress,
  • Exiles,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • History,
  • Political culture,
  • Biography,
  • Political persecution

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSisonke Msimang
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 pages
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974337M
    ISBN 10164286000X
    ISBN 109781642860009
    OCLC/WorldCa1030484601

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    New York Times Staff Favorite of Minnesota Public Radio Best Books of - NonfictionCBC Best International Nonfiction of The Globe Favourite Books of Born in exile, in Zambia, to a guerrilla father and a working mother, Sisonke Msimang is constantly on the move. Her parents, talented and highly educated, travel from Zambia to Kenya and Canada and beyond with their young family.   And while “Always Another Country,” centers around Msimang’s life, the narrative carefully widens to include historical context and family background, resulting in a .

    In Another Country Summary "In Another Country" is a short story by Ernest Hemingway, a group of wounded soldiers, one American and five Italians, bond while going through physical therapy together.   In Always Another Country, Sisonke Msimang writes about her exile childhood in Zambia, Kenya and Canada, her college years in the USA, and returning to South Africa in the reflects candidly on present-day South Africa, but this is a book about family, romance and motherhood; of childhood jealousies and adult passions, and what it means to be born into a life scored by history.1/5.


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Some weeks ago, I prodded Sisonke Msimang, the activist, thinker, columnist and now Always another country book, to send me Always Another Country, her first book, before it hit the shelves.

I wanted first dibs. Ever so courteous and kind, and despite the warnings of her publisher, Sisonke sent me a final draft, b There is a quiet anguish between the pages/5. ALWAYS ANOTHER COUNTRY is an honest memoir of Sisonke Msimang. Through evocative and fluid writing, we follow her remarkable journey as she moves to several countries, always struggling to start over and find her identity and, at the same time, trying to adapt to the new reality in each phase of her life/5(8).

In Always Another Country, Sisonke Msimang writes about her exile childhood in Zambia, Kenya and Canada, her college years in the USA, and returning to South Africa in the reflects candidly on present-day South Africa, but this is a book about family, romance and motherhood; of childhood jealousies and adult passions, and what it means to be born into a life scored by history/5(4).

Always Another Country is the story of Msimang, as a child of the revolution, growing up in exile in neighbouring Zambia and Kenya, adulting and rebelling in Canada and the US, and returning, with.

Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home by Sisonke Msimang (World Edition, ) Msimang, a writer and commentator by trade, uses her first book to tell a deeply personal story. On its surface, it is the story of a life that gallops through seven countries — growing up in Zambia, Kenya, and Canada, studying in the United States, returning to South Africa in the mids, testing Author: Sarika Bansal.

All this makes “Always Another Country,” a graceful memoir by Sisonke Msimang, a welcome novelty. Msimang, a South African writer and political analyst, charts Author: Lovia Gyarkye. Buy the book here: Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home.

Always Another Country by Sisonke Msimang (Jonathan Ball Publishers) ISBN After reading this memoir I longed for more. The book begins in when a young man joins an illegal army and leaves South Africa. After ten years he is in Lusaka as a soldier. Find books like Always Another Country from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Always Another Country also liked: Khwe. Always Another Country, a graceful memoir by Sisonke Msimang, is a welcome novelty. Msimang, a South African writer and political analyst, charts an alternate course to the now familiar conclusion that home is not always a place on a map.4/4(4).

Always Another Country is the story of a young girl’s path to womanhood—a journey that took her from Africa to America and back again, then on to a new home in Australia.

Frank, fierce and insightful, she reflects candidly on the abuse she suffered as a child, the naive, heady euphoria of returning at last to her parents’ homeland—and.

Confidential and reflective, Always Another Country is a search for belonging and identity: a warm and intimate story that will move many readers. About the Author Sisonke Msimang (Swaziland, ) is a South African writer, speaker and political analyst in issues related to race, gender and democracy.

In her much anticipated memoir, "Always Another Country", Sisonke Msimang writes about her exile childhood in Zambia, Kenya and Canada. Her. Always Another Country is the story of a young girl’s path to womanhood—a journey that took her from Africa to America and back again, then on to a new home in Australia.

Frank, fierce and insightful, she reflects candidly on the abuse she suffered as a child, the naive, heady euphoria of returning at last to her parents’ homeland—and /5(4).

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Sisonke Msimang, who grew up in exile, describes her first visit to South Africa in Decemberthe year Nelson Mandela was released, in an exclusive excerpt from her new book Always Another Country.

Always Another Country Sisonke Msimang Jonathan Ball Publishers, The return to South Africa. In FebruaryNelson Mandela is freed. Sisonke Msimang is the author of Always Another Country: A memoir of exile and home. She is a South African writer whose work is focussed on race, gender and democracy.

She has written for a range of international publications including the New York Times, the. About Always Another Country by Sisonke Msimang Sisonke Msimang was born in exile, the daughter of South African freedom fighters.

Always Another Country is the story of a young girl’s path to womanhood—a journey that took her from Africa to America and back again, then on.

Always Another Country, a graceful memoir by Sisonke Msimang, is a welcome novelty. Msimang, a South African writer and political analyst, charts an alternate course to the now familiar conclusion that home is not always a place on a map.

• To order If Cats Disappeared from the World for £, Always Another Country for £, or Enigma Variations for £, go to or call Author: Arifa Akbar. Her memoir Always Another Country is her story of growing up in a family who moved to Zambia, Kenya and Canada, among other places. Here, an excerpt from the time she spent in Canada.

A coming-of-age memoir brimming with no-holds-barred honesty, Always Another Country is a story about love, survival, politics and home. Sisonke Msimang charts various stages of her life, observing her surroundings and rich inner world through a lens that is intelligent and multi-layered.

Title: Always Another Country Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Septem Publisher: World Editions Language: English.Sisonke Msimang’s book, Always Another Country, is a progeny of our era. Msimang is rescued from the follies of the age by deriving a dose of stability from her late mother, a Swazi lady who met, fell in love and married her guerrilla-student-exile South African father in Lusaka.