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You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town

(1987)
A novel by

 
 
Zoë Wicomb's complex and deeply evocative fiction is among the most distinguished recent works of South African women's literature. It is also among the only works of fiction to explore the experience of "Coloured" citizens in apartheid-era South Africa, whose mixed heritage traps them, as Bharati Mukherjee wrote in the New York Times, "in the racial crucible of their country.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Seductive and brilliant... her talent glitters." - Toni Morrison


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Used availability for Zoe Wicomb's You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town

Hardback Editions

January 2000 : USA Library Binding
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Title: You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
ISBN: 1-55861-244-0 / 978-1-55861-244-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
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March 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: YOU CAN'T GET LOST IN CAPETOWN (A Pantheon modern writers original)
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
ISBN: 0-394-56030-2 / 978-0-394-56030-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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June 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
ISBN: 0-317-64912-4 / 978-0-317-64912-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
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May 1987 : UK Hardback
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Title: You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town (Virago new fiction)
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
ISBN: 0-86068-819-4 / 978-0-86068-819-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2008 : South Africa Paperback
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Title: You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb, A van der Merwe
ISBN: 1-4152-0051-3 / 978-1-4152-0051-3 (South Africa edition)
Publisher: Umuzi
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February 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town (Women Writing Africa)
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
ISBN: 1-55861-225-4 / 978-1-55861-225-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: You Can't Get Lost In Cape Town (VMC)
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
ISBN: 0-86068-820-8 / 978-0-86068-820-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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March 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: YOU CAN'T GET LOST IN CAPETOWN
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
ISBN: 0-394-75309-7 / 978-0-394-75309-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town (Women Writing Africa)
Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU