WAITING FOR THE RAIN
New York : Bantam, 1990.
IL YA RL 7.4 .
and Frikkie are friends. They've spent every school vacation together.
As they grow older, their friendship is strained. Frikkie accepts the condition
of his life and wants to quit school to work on the farm. Tengo wants a
change. He's curious about the world beyond the farm. It's ironic because
Tengo is Black and seems doomed to life of a farmhand and Frikkie is white
and the son of the landowner. Frikkie goes away to school. How the two
meet again as young adults is a surprising encounter with Tengo having
power -- the question is will they both survive?
South Africa -- Race relations -- Fiction
Race relations -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
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