Drew, Joanna. (2 of 50). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    2002-03-18 and 2002-04-05 and 2002-05-02 and 2002-05-23 and 2002-06-28 and 2002-07-11 and 2002-08-15 and 2002-08-29 and 2002-10-03 and 2002-10-17 and 2002-07-11

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    Drew, Joanna 1929-2003 (female)

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    O'Ryan, Lydia (female)

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    Part 2. Joanna Drew's [JD] grandparents (continued), including their controversial relationship in South African concentration camp which grandfather was in charge of. Further reference to South African cousin's house in Paarl, Cape Town. JD's unwillingness to be involved in South African politics; mentions introductions set up by Anthony Sampson when she visited South Africa in 1959. Remarks on grandmother's life in India and eventual death in South Africa; details of her competitive, manipulative character; mentions her children - Janet, Julie, John and JD's mother, Sannie and where they were born. Further details of grandparents' farm in South Africa, including its demise; general remarks on speaking of Afrikaans.

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