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Love in Black and White: The Triumph of Love Over Predjudice and Taboo

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The dramatic, revealing, and riveting story of how Mark and Gail Mathabane overcame their own prejudices, society's disapproval, family opposition, and personal self-doubts to be together in an interracial relationship. 16 pages of photos.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 1st 1993 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1992)
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Deb
Jan 14, 2017 added it
Written in 1992, but still surprisingly relevant in many ways. I also learned just enough about Apartheid to make me want to read Kaffir Boy.
Sonja
Mar 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
After reading Kaffir by Mark Mathabane (a book recommended by my grandson's high school, which I have since read and passed on to my grandson), I was interested in reading more about his life in America. This was a wonderfully written book, jointly by Mark and his wife Gail, on their courtship and marriage. It is told honestly, courageously, and lovingly. After such a difficult life in South Africa, it was wonderful to see how Mark matured into the strong young adult and then grown man he was to ...more
Jonna
Mar 08, 2013 rated it it was ok
Having been married to a black man, myself, I thought this book would show how, if you love each other, you can overcome adversity. But the book ended up making me feel like I had done something wrong, mixing the races. I was disappointed in the book. Though it was well-written, and I think well-intentioned, it wasn't what I was hoping to read.
Emma  Sparrow
Feb 29, 2008 rated it liked it
this book is about the author of kaffir boy and how he deals with being in a biracial relationship. biracial relationships weren't very much accepted in 1984, so it was a struggle for a black man and a white woman to be together in a relationship. i recomend this book because it was very sweet and inspirational that the didn't care what people thought about them.
Kathy
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white women marries black africaner who speaks on racism to blacks.
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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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