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Richard Moore Rive (1 March 1931 – 4 June 1989) was a South African writer and academic, who was from Cape Town. Rive was born on 1 March 1931 in Caledon Street in the working-class Coloured residential area District Six of Cape Town. His father was African, and his mother was Coloured. Rive was given the latter classification under apartheid
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Author: Richard Rive ISBN 10: 0864867808. Will be clean, not soiled or stained. The book describes the author's childhood in Cape Town's torious slum, District Six, and then traces his academic and literary careers. Title: Writing black Item Condition: New. All new books sold by Book Fountain. See all 5 brand new listings. The former gathered momentum after he won a competitive scholarship to high school at the age of thirteen and continued until he had earned degrees from the universities of Cape Town and Columbia, and a doctorate from Oxford for his thesis on the South African writer Olive Schreiner. New Africa Books (Pty) Ltd. ISBN-10.
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Rive was born on 1 March 1931 in Caledon Street in the working-class coloured District Six of Cape Town.
Richard Moore Rive was a South African writer. Rive was born on 1 March 1931 in Caledon Street in the working-class coloured District Six of Cape Town. Rive was given the latter classification under apartheid. Rive went to Street Mark"s Primary School and Trafalgar High School, both in District Six, and then to Hewat College of Education in Athlone, where he qualified as a teacher.
Richard Moore Rive grew up in a tenement building called Eaton Place in Cape Town’s impoverished black neighborhood, District Six. He was raised by his mother and several half siblings, particularly his half sister Georgina Rive. Rive was also raised Catholic and baptized at the St. Mark’s church in District Six, though he later became an atheist as an adult. Rive attended primary school at St. Mark’s. At age 12, his high marks earned him a municipal scholarship to the prestigious Trafalgar High School
Rive initially published his stories in South African magazines such as Drum and Fighting Talk. The Bench" takes the well known story of Rosa Parks and sets it in South Africa. He also wrote three novels that were published in his lifetime.
Rive initially published his stories in South African magazines such as Drum and Fighting Talk. His collection African Songs was published in 1963 by Seven Seas Books. Emergency (1964) was set against the Sharpeville massacre.