By C. S. Forester
His Majesty's send Sutherland is a boring send of the road. yet in command is none except the heroic Captain Hornblower and, together with his staff from the Lydia, seems set to tackle commando raids, hurricanes at sea and Napoleon's gun batteries.
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Another of Kathy’s uncles and his wife become so alienated from the place in which they live that they decide to cross permanently into the space of the Other, and apply to be reclassified as White—losing their identity within their biological family. Kathy’s grandmother experiences extreme loss and betrayal leading her to disown her son and declare him dead. In other cases, families were split when members left South Africa and never returned because of the policy of segregation. Dianne Case has memories of her own family being divided in this way (Kimble and Lehman 2014, p.
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