Confessions of a gambler.
|Article Type:||Book review|
|Subject:||Books (Book reviews)|
|Publication:||Name: Sister Namibia Publisher: Sister Namibia Audience: Academic; General Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Social sciences; Women's issues/gender studies Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2008 Sister Namibia ISSN: 1026-9126|
|Issue:||Date: August, 2008 Source Volume: 20 Source Issue: 3|
|Topic:||NamedWork: Confessions of a Gambler (Novel)|
|Persons:||Reviewee: Jacobs, Rayda|
From the moment she opens her mouth, Beeda is honest about the
double life she leads. The story that unfolds is one of a daring,
independent-minded woman with a sizzling sensuality, who is also a pious
mother of four sons a mother who challenges the prejudice of her
community when her favourite son contracts Aids.
In Confessions of a gambler Rayda Jacobs presents us with a larger-than-life character who with confidence and humour shares the innermost secrets of a woman who, marked by betrayal and loss, takes you on an exhilarating ride.
Kwela Books, South Africa, 2003
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