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by David Cohen

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ISBN:
0958470855
Author:
David Cohen
Language:
English
Publisher:
Picador Africa; 1st Edition edition (2004)
Pages:
181 pages
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1610 kb
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1604 kb
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1196 kb
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Rating:
4.1
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906


The strength of Cohen's characterizations and narrative provide for a portrait of the new South Africa that many will find illuminating, fascinating and, sadly, universal. -Publishers Weekly "A startlingly refreshing examination of the new South Africa's cathartic rebirth one of the first books to deal with the story behind the headlines. -South African Times, London.

If you steal something from someone who has stolen from you, they ask, is that crime? Or is that justice? People Who Have Stolen From Me is the dramatic but true story of life at the sharp end in a country at the crossroads. It is also a hilarious and universal tale about conscience, betrayal and trust.

Xv, 264 pages ; 22 cm. "On Jules Street, Cohen tracks the tragicomic fortunes of two charismatic businessmen and their colorful coterie of employees, who include former carjackers. The furniture store owned by Harry Sher and Jack Rubin is caught in the middle of the undeclared war: they are raided, robbed, and defrauded by gangs of criminals, customers, even some of their own trusted employees.

They also experience internal stealing, at the hands of Harry’s brother and another employee

They also experience internal stealing, at the hands of Harry’s brother and another employee. Social analysis with verve and insight.

Brothers-in-law Harry and Jack run a Johannesburg furniture business that is being robbed repeatedly.

In this powerfully written book David Cohen, who himself spent time at Epuni Boy's Home in the 1970s, argues not. He tracks down former residents and staff members, many of whom argue that boys'-home stints led boys to, rather than away from, lives of crime. It also led some into abuse.

People who have stolen from me – David Cohen If you steal something from someone who has stolen from you, is that crime? Or is it justice? This is the true story of life at the end sharp end of a country at the crossroads. Shirley, Goodness and Mercy – Chris van Wyk Love, laughter and family abound in a delightful childhood memoir set in Johannesburg’s bleak and dusty townships. The Third Prophecy – Ahmed Essop A witty, ironic and brave look at South Africa’s political landscape – where politics, prophecy and an aspiring Muslim president collide with unsettling results!

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He is probably best known for the best-selling Day in the Life and America 24/7 series of photography books that he co-created with Rick Smolan. Cohen created four New York Times bestsellers: A Day in the Life of America (1986), A Day in the Life of the Soviet Union (1987), Christmas in America (1988), and America 24/7 (2003).

Grand Bahia Principe Coba, Riviera Maya: "People who have possessions stolen from safes. We have booked to go in May and the travel company are telling me travellers who have had there possessions stolen have left the safe key unattended in the room? 7 months ag. . We have booked to go in May and the travel company are telling me travellers who have had there possessions stolen have left the safe key unattended in the room? 7 months ago Problem with this question? Answer.

Mr. Cohen tells how crime is the one big growth area in South Africa 10 years after apartheid. His does a study of 2 businesses on Jules Street. He tells how the new 2 owners have to use humor, cunning and salesmen's instincts to counter the criminals who threaten their business and lives.
  • CopamHuk
This is particularly appealing for anyone who remembers Jules street in the fifties or lived in the eastern side of Johannnesburg.
Wonderful memories and descriptions. South Africans living abroad will particularly enjoy being transported to these earlier times.
Good writing.
  • Ganthisc
This is an incredible book that beats the pants off of so much of what is considered good writing. Compelling, funny, you can't put it down. There is something here for everyone.