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From the heart of the veld
Alston, Madeline.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : John Lane, 1916.
Physical Description:
xii, 253 pages ; 20 cm
General Note:
"Child-life on the veld, " "A holiday trek, " and "A Rhodesian Christmas" are reprinted from the National review, the African monthly, and the Empire review, respectively.
Book I. At home on the veld: The loneliness of the veld. The freedom of the veld. Child-life on the veld. Work and play on the veld. The amenities of the veld. Housekeeping on the veld. Gardening on the veld. Books on the veld. Poetry on the veld.--Book II. Wanderings here and there: A holiday trek. A Rhodesian Christmas. Through the Matoppos on a side car. The drought in Matabeleland. An unappreciated suburb of Cape Town. South African towns. On going home. Port Alfred. On coming home in war-time.
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