July's People Summary
Nadine Gordimer

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July's People Overview

July’s People is a novel by Nadine Gordimer, a noted author of novels set in South Africa. The narrative takes place in third person and in first person through the set of main characters- July, Bamford (“Bam”) Smales, Maureen Smales and Martha-July’s wife, and July’s mother. The setting is a rural village outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, during what is best described as the overthrow of apartheid although the author never uses that term.

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