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Karoo Boy

Karoo Boy

(2004)
A novel by

 
Troy Blacklaws's acclaimed debut novel is the remarkable story of a boy coming of age in the wake of tragedy

When his twin brother dies in a freak accident, Douglas's life begins to unravel. His mother leaves his father, taking Douglas with her to live in the Karoo region, a harsh desert landscape that is a far cry from Cape Town and the seaside life Douglas has always known. In this small village that is wary of outsiders, he makes two friends who change his life forever: a beautiful girl named Marika and an old man named Moses. Immersed in rich language and vivid detail, and set against the backdrop of 1970s South Africa, Karoo Boy is the story of a young man finding his way in the midst of chaos and loss.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2014 : USA Hardback
Title: Karoo Boy: A Novel
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
ISBN: 1-4804-8084-3 / 978-1-4804-8084-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Paperback Editions

April 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: Karoo Boy: A Novel
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
ISBN: 1-4804-1782-3 / 978-1-4804-1782-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2004 : South Africa Paperback
Title: Karoo Boy
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
ISBN: 1-919930-25-6 / 978-1-919930-25-1 (South Africa edition)
Publisher: Double Storey
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August 2008 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: Karoo Boy
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
ISBN: 2757804715 / 978-2757804711
Publisher: Points
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September 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Karoo Boy
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
ISBN: 0-15-603065-9 / 978-0-15-603065-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Karoo Boy
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
ISBN: 0-7156-3397-X / 978-0-7156-3397-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

November 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: Karoo Boy: A Novel
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

November 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: Karoo Boy: A Novel
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Karoo Boy: A Novel
Author(s): Troy Blacklaws
Publisher: Open Road Media
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