My Mother was a Woman

Dingake and his wife Tebogo  at their home in Mogoditshane.The author turns 95 next Saturday
Dingake and his wife Tebogo at their home in Mogoditshane.The author turns 95 next Saturday

My Mother was a Woman is Michael Kitso Dingake’s third book.The author, who incidentally turns 95 next Saturday, pays tribute to womanhood. He makes an argument as to why our mothers and daughters should be given the opportunity to scale the heights of humanity.

My Mother was a Woman is a monologue, which reads like travelogue, where at each station, the author stops to talk about a case, usually, in celebratory or approving tones.

It is the story of, and about our sisters from Bobonong to Johannesburg, from East to West, and from the Bible and other Classics. Readers of Dingake’s writings will tell you that he is often spoilt for circumlocution – and verbosity.

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