Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa

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Macmillan, 1986 - Apartheid - 354 pages
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A Black writer describes his childhood in South Africa under apartheid and recounts how Arthur Ashe and Stan Smith helped him leave for America on a tennis scholarship

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Great read! Highly recommended.

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Quick read since it is so interesting. Very uplifting true story. Mark overcame so many obstacles to be the man he is today. He never settled. He strived to be the best for the good of not only himself but his family. Read full review

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Mark Mathabane is the author of "Kaffir Boy in America, Love in Black and White", and "African Women: Three Generations".

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