Posted by: Sally Ingraham | April 3, 2009

A Story Like the Wind by Laurens van der Post


  1. One of my favorite authors. In the 70s I read everything he wrote. A Far Off Place was my favorite. Bushman of the Kalahari was excellent too. Glad you found him.

  2. I’m glad too – I’ll have to interlibrary loan the rest of his books. Should be good.

  3. […] thought about frequently for some reason, but couldn’t figure out what it was. Then I read A Story Like the Wind by Laurens van der Post, and it all came back to me. One of Reece Witherspoon’s earliest […]

  4. I love the way you’ve described A Story Like the Wind – this book and its sequel I read when I was a young teenager and at 55 I’m reconnecting to the magic and myth so wonderfully captured in it. There has been a re-igniting of my fascination for Africa and I intend to visit there sometime this year and in particular meet any Bushmen I can. Thanks again for making it so alive in your write up.

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