Tlou! Tlou! The Elephant-Singers of Botshabelo

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The book tells the story of the Batloung, a Batswana tribe of Southern Africa. It provides historical insight into the Batloung's ancient customs, practices and beliefs. It describes the experiences that shaped a people - from a time before their first encounter with whites and the Gospel, up to the challenges of the uneasy social structures of twentieth century South Africa. More

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About Erna Buber-deVilliers

I am a retired high school art teacher, with a bit of time, at last, to pursue my many and diverse interests. I hope to get those books that are inside me out. One of them is a kind of auto-biography-with-family-history (I think). My research for that one led me to translate Tlou! Tlou! - the first of my writings published on Smashwords.


Review by: kabelo makokwe on March 11, 2012 : (no rating)
As a decendent of the Batloung nation I a natural desire to know their history! It is written in simple yet captivating way. I have not finished any book in a while but this one i finished in two days!!! this is a must indeed a must read for every decendent of Batloung. Erna your grandfather's history is my history too... thanks very much!
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)
Review by: Andrea Quittenbaum on Sep. 17, 2011 :
I ead this book and I found a different point of viev: I mean the life of the people in Africa the mission before. I haven`t finish it, I am not a native speaker in English, but it is good to understand.
(reviewed 30 days after purchase)
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