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A Sport of Nature is a 1987 novel by the South African writer Nadine Gordimer.
A Sport of Nature Wikipedia
While still a secondary school student, Kim Capran decides to rename herself "Hillela". Hillela joins the ANC, she marries a black man from the congress and has a child with him. She travels to Dar es Salaam, Nairobi before returning to South Africa as one of the wives of a fictitious first President of South Africa.
In Gordimer's Nobel Prize citation, "A Sport of Nature" was described as "[her] most hazardous undertaking."