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Pieter-Dirk Uys: The Echo of a Noise

A Memoir of Then and Now

Pieter-Dirk Uys

ISBN:

9780624086918

Epub ISBN:

9780624086925

Publisher:

Tafelberg

Date Released:

October 2018

Price (incl. VAT):

R 315.00

Format:

Soft cover, 196pp


About this book:

‘This is Pieter-Dirk Uys unpowdered. No props, no false eyelashes, no high heels …’

South African icon Pieter-Dirk Uys has been on stage over 7 000 times. In this funny and tender memoir, Uys reveals the person behind the persona. We meet his forbidding, musically driven Afrikaner father, his brilliant but troubled mother, and Sannie Abader, his Cape Flats ma who raised him in Pinelands, Cape Town.

Filled with photographs from the family album and 40 years of satire, The Echo of a Noise also features Pieter’s Paarlse ouma, his strudel-baking German Oma, his devotion to Sophia Loren, the invention of Evita Bezuidenhout, and the joys and sorrows of a remarkable life.

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