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Cry, the Beloved Country
Stephen Kumalo journeys to Johannesburg in search of his son who has made big trouble for himself in the city. Stephen Kumalo makes the long journey to Johannesburg to help his sick sister Gertrude. He intends to search, while he is there, for his son Absalom who made the same journey to assist Gertrude but never returned. Upon finding Gertrude, Stephen is dismayed to learn that she has become a prostitute and liquor vendor. He convinces her to return to...