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Anderkant die scrap | General Fiction

Dana Snyman

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Fourty-eight selected stories from Dana’s pen. Readers who were curious to know who those people were on the cover of Dana’s bestseller Uit die binneland [From the Interior], now find an answer in Dana’s story “Familiefoto” [Family picture]. But all the people in Dana’s stories are actually related, and it runs in the family to look for that elusive dream, which never fades, beyond the scrap.

To write stories about heroes is difficult. To make people who live their lives quietly tucked away ever memorable, is far more difficult. That is why Dana’s stories are so unforgettable. That, and because his stories are about the old folks. They drive Valiants and they still know about Uncle Charlie’s, roadhouses, The Day of the Covenant, Springbok Radio, and Communists. The men still wear suits, and the women hats; aunt Pop and uncle Jorrie, and so forth.

But he also writes about people today. Some of them emigrate. Others stay, they watch the sport and they travel and they come across other souls. Every now and then, one spots a rainbow.

“Actually, I am a very ordinary guy. Peaceful. No problem. On the scene.”

Note: Dana has recently gone and got himself a 1973 Valiant, a brown one, nogal.

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Anderkant die scrap | General Fiction


Author: Dana Snyman
Category: General Fiction
ISBN: 9780798147149
Date Released: 01 September 2006
Price (incl. VAT): R 210.00
Format: Softcover, 184 pp

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Dana Snyman


Dana Snyman was born in Stellenbosch in 1963. He matriculated at Nylstroom High School in 1980. After finishing high school, Dana worked as a security guard...

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