Cover of: Karoo ramblings | David Biggs Read Online
Share

Karoo ramblings short stories & tall tales by David Biggs

  • 112 Want to read
  • ·
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Karoo (South Africa)

Subjects:

  • Biggs, David, 1939- -- Homes and haunts -- Anecdotes.,
  • Karoo (South Africa) -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Biggs ; illustrations by Tony Grogan.
GenreAnecdotes.
ContributionsGrogan, Tony.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT2400.K37 B54 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3451022M
ISBN 101868729419
LC Control Number2005352749
OCLC/WorldCa57177073

Download Karoo ramblings

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Karoo Ramblings – Short Stories and Tall Tales This collection of close on fifty stories is packed with the gentle humour and wry wisdom for which David Biggs is known and loved. The reminiscences about his childhood growing up in the Karoo and other tales gleaned from family and friends will have readers guffawing with laughter and nodding. The reminiscences about his childhood growing up in the Karoo and other tales gleaned from family and friends will have reader guffawing with laughter and nodding in appreciation. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Not just with the age of a now year old book, or of Saul Karoo, the novel's middle-aged and ultimately unlikeable main character. The book feels old and dated, especially in its attempts at humor. Because in the end Tesich has written plus pages about a 4/5(64). Book title: Karoo Ramblings Authors: David Biggs; Tony Grogan Struik Publishers Cape Town, Paperback, 15x21 cm, m pages, many illustrations. Description. This collection of close on fifty stories is packed with the gentle humour and wry wisdom for .

Books Home; Ramblings; That Is Not My Name; Where Is The Bloody Oranges; SApedia; Karoo Rain A Sudden Down Pour; Rambling's. Thoughts from a ret By Karoo Rain. Book Preview. SApedia. The N1. By Karoo Rain. Book Preview. Ramblings. A Sudden Down Pour. By Karoo Rain. Book Preview. Click Here. Karoo it a good example of a book that should have been funny but is just not funny at all. So the whole book is a waste of time and paper. Every This book was extremely painful for me to read/5. The Karoo Cookbook compiled by Rose Willis (Struik) Cooked in the Karoo by Justin Bonello and Helena Lombard (Penguin) Karoo Venison by Lynne Minnaar, Annatjie Reynolds and Albe Neethling (Sunbird) Fig Jam and Foxtrot by Lynn Bedford Hall (Struik) LIFESTYLE. The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner (Hutchinson) Karoo Morning by Guy Butler (David Philip)Author: Country Life Team. Author Calder Willingham is largely forgotten as an author and is not much better remembered as a screenwriter, although his screenwriting credits include "The Graduate," "Little Big Man," and "Spartacus.". Rambling Rose by Calder Willingham (Delacorte Press ) (Fiction) is true Southern fiction/5.

Jewish histories of the Karoo. Several splendid volumes refer to the notable heritage of Jewish families in the Karoo, who were often the backbone of the local economy. The following books are of interest: A History of the Jews in South Africa, from the earliest times to , South African Jewish Board of Deputies: Louis Herrman, Johannesburg. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data The karoo: ecological patterns and processes/edited by W. Richard J. Dean and Suzanne J. Milton. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardback) 1. Ecology—South Africa—karoo. I. Dean, W. Karoo and other stories; Karoo Boy; Karoo Keepsakes; Karoo Keepsakes 2; Karoo Kombuis/Kitchen; Karoo Moons: A Photographic Journey; Karoo Morning: An Autobiography ; Karoo Pastoral; Karoo Ramblings, short stories and tall tales; Karoo Rock Engravings: Follow the San; Karoo Tales and Images; Karoo Venison; Klipplaat and Waterford. Karoo Ramblings is not only a great armchair read, but I've found it to be a wonderful and well-received gift for others - particularly those prone to reminiscences of South Africa. One person found this helpful/5.