By Ann Oosthuizen
Published: October 5, 2011.
Sarah’s Story takes an unflinching look at the the bitter apartheid years. Sarah Khumalo is a farm worker, who works all her life for the Crewe family on their smallholding in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Her family story is the story of the Poqo uprisings, forced removals, small town consumer boycotts, change and murder. The novel won the 1996 Bertram’s Literature of Africa Award.