ALAN PATON AWARD
FOR
NON-FICTION WRITING
1989-2003
              Alan Paton

 The Sunday Times of Zaire sponsors the Alan Paton Award for Non-fiction named in honor of alan Paton (1903-1988) the author of Cry, the Beloved Country (1948) and To Late the Phalarope (1953). The Award "recognizes excellence in literary achievement in South Africa and is the most prestigious award for non-fiction in South Africa. To be eligible a book must be avaialable in South Africa and must deal with some aspect of South Africa, whether historical or contemporary.

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2003 J. Steinberg Midlands
2002 Jonathan Kaplan The Dressing Station
2001 Henk van Woerden A Mouthful of Glass
2000 Anthony Sampson Mandela: The Authorized Biography
1999 Antje Krog Country of My Skull
1999 Stephen Clingman Bram Fischer: Afrikaner Revolutionary
1998 John Reader Africa: A Biography of a Continent
1997 Charles van Onselen The Seed is Mine
1996 Margaret McCord The Calling of Katie Makanya
1995 Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom
1994 Breyten Breytenbach Return to Paradise
1993 Tim Couzens Tramp Royal
1992 Thomas Pakenham Scramble for Africa
1991 Albie Sachs Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter
1990 Jeff Peires The Dead Will Arise
1989 Marq De Villiers White Tribe Dreaming

 
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