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Maverick Extraordinary Women South African Past

ISBN 
9781415207543
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R120.00
Published 
October 2015
About the book: 
From Africa’s first black movie star to a stylish commie revolutionary, showgirls and soccer stars, writers and poets, activists, artists, a pop princess, a prophetess and a cold-blooded killer, Maverick explores the riveting, true tales of women who broke with convention.
 
Updated, expanded, and now with photographs, this edition of Lauren Beukes’s first book casts light onto the fascinating lives of some of South Africa’s most famous – and notorious – women.
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About the Author
Lauren Beukes is the author of the international sensation The Shining Girls,  a novel that has been translated into 26 languages. Her other books include  Moxyland, Maverick, Broken Monsters,  and  Zoo City,  winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award. She has worked in journalism, satire, documentary-making and children’s TV, and writes comics for DC Vertigo.  She lives in Cape Town. 
 
 
Photograph © Tabitha Guy

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