Lauren Liebenberg

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Lauren Liebenberg

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Lauren Liebenberg was born in Zimbabwe, where she spent most of her childhood pedal-by bog-rolling the neighbours, playing ding-dong-ditch and dreaming of someday becoming the lead singer of Boney-M. She was sent to Brescia House, in Johannesburg, for high school, where she was awarded full colours for deportment in Standard 9 (although she says that had she known that no-one would ever care about that particular achievement in her entire career, she might have slouched a bit more).
When her boho back-packing phase ended in squalor, she completed an MBA at Witwatersrand University's Business School, and became a writer after an aborted career in investment banking – which is a fantastic job for anyone with a rabid ego, a weakness for over-s

Average rating: 3.48 · 332 ratings · 58 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Voluptuous Delights of ...

3.50 avg rating — 294 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Cry Baby

3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Lauren Liebenberg and 958 other people liked Rico Suave's review of Watership Down:
Watership Down by Richard Adams
"oh man, this book totally tricked me! I got a bad haircut one day so I needed to lay low for a few weeks ("Supercuts", my ass! Liars!). I called two of my hardest, most straight-up thug homies (Zachary and Dustin) to bring me some of their books a..." Read more of this review »
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The West Rand Jive Cats Boxing Club by Lauren Liebenberg
"I loved this book, and was very sad when it ended. Think Pamela Jooste meets Power of one. It also reminded me a bit of the first half of The little ice cream boy. It is a coming of age story, and looks specifically at the endurance of friendship...." Read more of this review »
Free Fall by Jenefer Shute
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The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam by Lauren Liebenberg
"It is the 1970s in eastern Rhodesia. Eight year old Nyree lives with her younger sister Cia, her mother and grandfather on a remote farm. Her father, under compulsory conscription of white men, is away fighting the Terrs in the civil war. Nyree an..." Read more of this review »
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Cleo by Helen Brown
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