There was probably only one person who could make Sarah Barcant, successful prosecutor, leave New York and return home to Smitsrivier, the small town in South Africa she left years before. Ben. Her lawyer mentor and inspiration; the man who encouraged her to get out and know the world now needs her back, to help him with one last case, part of the Truth Commission. In the back of a van, handcuffed, Dirk Hendrickes is being driven to the police station where once he was proud to call himself deputy. Later, down the same hot,dry road, will come Alex Mpondo, alternating between cursing Dirk and feeling sick at the idea of facing him, his torturer. And in Smitsrivier: James Sizela, who has passed years waiting for the moment when the man he is certain killed his son, will be forced to tell where the body lies. The people who are about to meet their pasts will not experience the real truth-telling in the court room, at the public show. The real truth will be felt offstage...

Genre: Thriller

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January 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Red Dust: A Novel
Author(s): Gillian Slovo
ISBN: 0-393-04148-4 / 978-0-393-04148-4 (USA edition)
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Title: Red Dust
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February 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Red Dust: A Novel
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January 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Red Dust: TV Tie-in
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Title: Red Dust
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