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Gail Mathabane
Aug 07, 2010 Gail Mathabane rated it it was amazing
This exciting book set in South Africa really opened my eyes to what happened during the apartheid era. I got totally caught up in trying to find out what would happen next to Liefling, Gideon, Kruger, Makhado and Thando. This novel is based on true stories that were revealed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission led by Bishop Tutu. I know for a fact that the author read everything he could about the TRC and read the witnesses' testimony and used it to shape this fact-or-fiction thriller. Y ...more
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Good story on post apartheid South Africa showing how verkrampte ideas did not die just because there was an election. This edition really needs to be re-edited as there are many pronoun and tense errors.
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Mark Mathabane (born Johannes Mathabane) is an author, lecturer, and former collegiate tennis player.

Dr. Mathabane touched the hearts of millions with his sensational autobiography "Kaffir Boy." Telling the true story of his coming of age under apartheid in South Africa, the book won a prestigious Christopher Award, rose to No. 3 on The New York Times best-sellers list and to No. 1 on the Washingt
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