The Early Years

The Early Years

An Historic Novel

Book - 2012
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After a shockingly dangerous voyage on the galleon, "China , the passengers , which included a group of young would-be brides - orphan girls from Rotterdam, arrive in Cape Town. Rejoin the young Huguenot couple, Pierre Joubert and his wife, Isabeau. Each settler, is expected to develop a farm- on free land. A major task when you have to deal with lions, elephants and other wild creatures - warthogs, baboons and pythons. Each family must build their own house, clear the frightening land and raise crops as they promised they would. Follow their struggles - to not only survive - but to tackle and defeat the many challenges they face.
Publisher: Victoria, BC : Trafford, c2012
ISBN: 9781466960916
Branch Call Number: FIC JOU
Characteristics: 403 p. : ill. , map ; 23 cm


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