Confessions of a gambler.
Article Type: Book review
Subject: Books (Book reviews)
Author: Jacobs, Rayda
Pub Date: 08/01/2008
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
Accession Number: 188293337
Full Text: 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.

Rayda Jacobs

Kwela Books, South Africa, 2003
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