Publication Date: 22/09/2020 ISBN: 9781939810762 Category:

The Distance

Ivan Vladislavic

Publisher: Archipelago Books
Publication Date: 22/09/2020 ISBN: 9781939810762 Category:
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In the spring of 1970, a Pretoria schoolboy, Joe, becomes obsessed with Muhammad Ali. He begins collecting daily newspaper clippings about him, a passion that grows into an archive of scrapbooks. Forty years later, when Joe has become a writer, these scrapbooks become the foundation for a memoir of his childhood. When he calls upon his brother, Branko, for help uncovering their shared past, meaning comes into view in the spaces between then and now, growing up and growing old, speaking out and keeping silent.

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