Ruth Hartley

Books

When I Was Bad
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 87,260. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966 South Africa miscegenation laws decreed that people who were classified as racially different should not marry, love each other, have sex or children. Racism was the accepted norm, and morality strict, but Ruth was pregnant. The father of her baby was classified as non-white so she had no choice but to run away to London. This is a raw, brutal account of her first year in England.
The Spiral-Bound Notebooks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Female authors, Poetry » African Poetry
Ruth Hartley’s collection has real range, a strong political awareness, beautiful imagery, the dark night of the soul, but finally, light and hope. These are the poems that inspired her provocative novel, The Love and Wisdom Crimes.
The Love and Wisdom Crimes
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A coming of age adventure set in 1960s South Africa when it was dangerous to love a revolutionary and a crime for a white girl to love someone black.

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