The Long Way Home: A Journey through South Africa | General Fiction
Also availabe as an ebook.
Renowned travel writer Dana Snyman goes in search of his roots as he grapples with his place in South Africa today.
He starts this distinctly South African story with the first Snyman, born of a white father and a slave mother. His travels take him off the beaten track, and his encounters with the forgotten people of the back roads are filled with the humour and compassion he is known for.
On a last trip home, to visit his seriously ill father, he also goes looking for the homes of Julius Malema and Jacob Zuma.
Honest, moving, yet filled with hope and a uniquely South African humour.
On Dana Snyman’s writing:
“Finding South Africa’s secret soul” -- Pretoria News
“Tough and lovely … magical reportage” -- The Sunday Times
“An intelligent and perceptive writer, he has an eye for illuminating detail and a whimsical humour … engaging and wonderfully fluid” – The Witness
“Dana Snyman will take you places you have never been”— David Kramer